Curbing climate change is profitable and nations must offer business incentives for low-carbon growth to cut fossil-fuel reliance, according to former president of Mexico, Felipe Calderon.
One of the biggest Brazilian financial sponsors of the World Cup said the country botched preparations to host the most-watched sporting event.
To the list of reasons World Cup travelers might want to avoid Brazil’s ATMs add roving gangs of thieves toting dynamite and submachine guns.
A panel of European Union lawmakers will ask regulators from three continents today why authorities failed to crack down on a culture of rigging interest rates.
European Union lawmakers should enact tougher punishments for market abusers, including jail time, by the end of the year in response to the Libor scandal, the bloc’s financial-services chief said.
Every two months, representatives from the world’s largest banks meet at an undisclosed location to review the London interbank offered rate.
Inner Mongolia’s rivers are feeding China’s coal industry, turning grasslands into desert. In India, thousands of farmers have protested diverting water to coal- fired power plants, some committing suicide.
Comcast Corp. ’s proposed merger with NBC Universal won approval from U.S. regulators, clearing the way for the largest U.S. cable company to combine with a national broadcaster.
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