InsideClimateNews.org -- Jerry Skinner stands in his garden, looking into the distance at the edge of a forested mountain. Amid the lush shades of green, a muddy brown strip of earth stands out. It's the telltale sign of a buried pipeline.
Brazilian officials are looking into violence at a top-division soccer match that caused police to target the crowd with rubber bullets and airlift an injured fan for treatment two days after the draw for next year’s World Cup.
Norway’s Christian Democrats, a key support party for the minority government, called on the nation’s sovereign wealth fund to steer more of its $810 billion in assets into Africa to reap better returns.
Spain will begin defense of its World Cup title against the Netherlands in a repeat of the 2010 final, a day after host and tournament favorite Brazil opens soccer’s monthlong showpiece against Croatia.
Canola tumbled to a three-year low, leading declines across grains and oilseeds, on signs farmers have harvested a record crop in Canada, the world’s biggest grower. Wheat and soybeans capped weekly losses.
Telecom Italia SpA, responding to a market regulator’s questions, said it prioritized BlackRock Inc, Telefonica SA and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC in its mandatory convertible bond sale last month.
France, the 1998 World Cup champion, may avoid higher-ranked soccer teams at next year’s tournament in Brazil after the sport’s governing body changed the way it organized today’s draw, irking some European squads.