Exxon, New York prosecutors face off in climate change fraud trial

WNM | Oct 23, 2019 at 12:31 AM

A lawyer for New York’s attorney general on Tuesday told a state judge Exxon Mobil Corp used two sets of books to hide the true cost of climate change regulations from investors, while an attorney for the oil major assailed the claims as false and politically motivated.

New tax on plastic bags in Sweden

WNM | Oct 22, 2019 at 12:44 AM

A new tax will be introduced for plastic carrier bags in Sweden, Swedish news TT reported on Monday.

IMF warns of downside risks for Asian economy

WNM | Oct 21, 2019 at 1:04 AM

Asia is expected to grow at 5.0 percent in 2019 and 5.1 percent in 2020, with risks to the projection still skewed downward, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says..

IMF to examine climate risk to financial markets

WNM | Oct 20, 2019 at 1:43 AM

The International Monetary Fund is examining the impact of climate on the world’s financial markets and whether it is priced into market valuations, the head of the global lender’s markets division said on Saturday.

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder on asbestos concern

WNM | Oct 19, 2019 at 1:12 AM

Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online.

It’s getting more difficult to feed the human population

WNM | Oct 18, 2019 at 2:25 AM

Dublin, October 18, (WNM) – The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a tool designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger at global, regional, and national levels. GHI scores are calculated each year to assess progress and setbacks in combating hunger. The GHI is designed to raise awareness and understanding of the struggle against hunger, provide a way […]