China tightens security measures after rare protests against COVID restrictions

China tightens security measures after rare protests against COVID restrictions

Shanghai and Beijing police will increase their presence on the streets No sign of new protests in Beijing, Shanghai on Monday The backlash is an obstacle in the effort to destroy the virus News of the protests roil global markets SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Police patrolled weekend protest sites in Shanghai and Beijing on … Read more

COP27 brings climate fund breakthrough at the cost of progress on emissions

COP27 brings climate fund breakthrough at the cost of progress on emissions

The COP27 climate summit ends after a marathon weekend of negotiations The final agreement brings about the creation of a historic climate finance fund Negotiators say some have blocked stricter emissions targets SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Countries closed this year’s U.N. climate summit on Sunday with a hard-fought agreement to create a … Read more

COP27 is nearing a breakthrough on climate finance in the quest for a final deal

COP27 is nearing a breakthrough on climate finance in the quest for a final deal

The countries are studying the details of the new draft agreement Delegates herald a possible breakthrough in loss and damage The US proposes a “phase-out” of fossil fuels Some nations want firmer goals in long-term activity Sharm EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Negotiators at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt were on Saturday close … Read more