Monday , December 17 2018

Rules guiding pollution cuts adopted at UN talks in Poland

Bloomberg Envoys at a United Nations conference adopted a set of steps on fighting climate change meant to guide efforts to rein in greenhouse gas pollution worldwide. The diplomats drawn from energy and environment ministries in almost 200 countries backed rules to implement the three-year-old Paris Agreement, which called for ...

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‘Canada’s borrowing is crowding out firms’

Bloomberg A borrowing spree by the Canadian federal and provincial governments is threatening to increase costs for companies just as the economy turns, according to BlackRock Inc. Public-sector borrowing is set to swell as issuers including the federal government, Ontario — already the world’s largest issuer of sub-sovereign debt — ...

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PG&E accused of falsifying pipeline safety records

Bloomberg PG&E Corp, already under scrutiny for a deadly California wildfire last month, now faces potential penalties for allegedly breaking natural gas pipeline safety rules and falsifying records, state regulators said. The California Public Utilities Commission said that the state’s biggest utility owner systematically violated rules to prevent construction crews ...

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