Climate change could exponentially increase the scale of natural ...
Jul 20th, 2011
(AFP/File) - Climate change could exponentially increase the scale of natural disasters while at the same time threatening world security, a senior UN official told the UN Security Council Wednesday.(AFP/File/Attila Kisbenedek) -
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock futures were little changed on Wednesday following two days of gains ahead of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve statement and news conference. * The Fed will release a policy statement at 2:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT), which will be followed soon after by a news conference with Chairman Ben Bernanke. * Two days of gains thi... [Full Article]
LUCKNOW, India (AP) - Monsoon flooding that has stranded thousands of people and caused landslides in northern India has killed almost 120 people, and the prime minister said the toll could rise substantially. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Andrea Shalal-Esa PARIS (Reuters) - Increased cyber espionage by China and recent leaks by a contractor working at the National Security Agency have put a sharp focus on cyber security for aerospace and defense companies showing off their wares at this year's Paris Airshow. "We, like others, are constantly being bombarded by people who... [Full Article]
By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested three environmentalists on Thursday after protest organisers said they scaled the roof of parliament during a visit by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, in an embarrassing security breach before Britain hosts a G8 summit. Two men and a woman were held on suspicion of trespassing on... [Full Article]
By Scott DiSavino NEW YORK (Reuters) - California's growing reliance on natural gas to fuel its power plants will increase and power prices will remain elevated following Southern California Edison's decision to retire a crippled nuclear power plant. Both reactors at the 2,150-megawatt (MW) San Onofre plant will be permanently closed due ... [Full Article]