King Salman appoints son as energy minister

WNM | Sep 8, 2019 at 1:42 PM

Saudi Arabia’s king appointed his son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, as energy minister on Sunday, replacing Khalid al-Falih and for the first time handing the portfolio in the world’s top oil exporter to a member of the royal family.

Chile announces water crisis team amid historic drought

WNM | Sep 6, 2019 at 1:32 AM

Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday announced the creation of a working group of government agencies, academics and industry players to tackle the worst drought in 60 years which has spiked this year amid record lows of rainfall.

Wine soon could be grown in Finland

WNM | Sep 5, 2019 at 2:33 AM

Climate change may bring northern European regions some advantage. Italian wine could soon be replaced by excellent grapes from Finland.