This Nov. 10 NASA satellite photo shows an iceberg the size of Singapore parting ways with the Pine Island Glacier, on the western end of Antarctica. Scientists first noticed a break in the ice about two years ago. The section broke off on July 10 and remained more or less in place, before moving out to sea this week.
Billionaire Tom Steyer recalls a dinner at the U.S. Treasury in Washington with two senior department officials and six money managers. It was August 2012, and the meal was part of an effort by the agency to keep up with what the financial community was worrying about. The diners discussed China’s slowdown, Federal Reserve policy and other trends affecting the U.S. economy.
Fourteen years after the first well was sunk off the Falkland Islands, a tax dispute threatens investment in a nascent oil industry that may yield more than $10 billion in royalties for the British territory’s 2,563 residents.
Global warming has slowed since 1998 as pollution reached record levels and rising seas became a more pressing concern, according to a United Nations report that’s hardening views on both sides of the climate debate.
Global warming has slowed since 1998 as pollution reached a record and the threat of rising oceans increased, a United Nations panel said in a report that hardened attitudes on both sides of the climate debate.