Swedish energy company Vattenfall said on Monday it increased its emission reduction goals for 2030 and brought forward its net zero target by 10 years to 2040, by phasing out coal and increasing wind and solar capacity. "The climate crisis is for real and not only do we have a responsibility to step up and move fast, we also see many opportunities for us at Vattenfall in being a leader in this urgent transition," Chief Executive Anna Borg said in a statement marking the start of the company's capital markets day. Vattenfall's previous targets aligned with efforts to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, while the sharpened set of goals will match them to a 1.5 C target, it said.
These days, beer pong is a professional big-payday sport. As a result of the game going pro, sales of beer pong tables have rapidly risen across the country. The Stuuby Club The Stuuby Club MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- prevalence, there are wide variations of the rules, outside of the official rules designated by the World Series of Beer Pong. The World Series of Beer Pong is the largest, longest running organised beer pong tournament in the world. The 2021 tournament
Honda Motor Co's U.S. unit said on Monday it is targeting initial annual sales of 70,000 for its planned electric Prologue sport utility vehicle when it goes to market in 2024. Honda plans to add additional electric vehicle models as it aims to have sold a total of 500,000 electric vehicles in the United States by 2030, and to achieve 100% zero emission vehicles sales in North America by 2040. It comes as President Joe Biden signed an executive order last month setting a target to make half of all new passenger vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emissions vehicles.
A two-time killer found lifeless in his prison cell a day after the anniversary of his remand could not face "an eternity behind bars", an inquest has found.John Edward Harris, 47, was found at the Townsville Correctional Facility on July 4, 2019.
(Bloomberg) -- Stocks and U.S. equity futures fell Monday amid a slump in Hong Kong property developers and jitters ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting that’s expected to hint at moving toward tapering stimulus. The dollar rose.Hong Kong shares tumbled, with a report suggesting Beijing could widen its crackdown on private industries to the city’s real-estate firms. Investors are also tracking the risk of contagion from the debt crisis at developer China Evergrande Group, which was on track to clo
Haileybury remains committed to providing ongoing support to assist students and families as they navigate lockdown 6.0 in Melbourne. Haileybury Haileybury MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For many students, lockdown 6.0 has been the toughest yet. Having spent much of the past two years learning online, students are craving social interaction with their peers and the face-to-face learning with their teachers that comes from being in the same physical environment. As the l
Having an online presence in the digital age is a necessity for businesses to succeed. Zib Digital Zib Digital MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to the leading digital marketing agency Melbourne wide, Zib Digital, SEO provides organisations with the visibility they need to attract customers, leading to an increase in sales and profitability. Zib Digital explains that in the digital age, a business will struggle to achieve its goals without optimising its website.
A young woman was "freaked out" by a man who is accused of her stabbing murder at her Tamworth home, a court has been told.Jesse Leigh Green, 30, is charged with murdering his former neighbour, 22-year-old Teah Luckwell, in the early hours of March 28, 2018.
(Bloomberg) -- Oil dropped as the dollar strengthened and investors turned their attention to a Federal Reserve meeting this week that’s expected to signal moving toward scaling back stimulus.Futures in New York fell 0.8% toward $71 a barrel amid a broader decline in stocks, led by Hong Kong. The dollar rose for a third day, making commodities priced in the currency less attractive to investors. Policy makers are poised to start laying the groundwork for reducing monthly asset purchases when the
(Bloomberg) -- Iron ore extended its slump below $100 a ton as China stepped up restrictions on industrial activity in some provinces. Futures in Singapore tumbled as much as 12% on Monday, before swiftly paring losses. Prices have collapsed about 60% since a record in May, and are trading below three figures for the first time in more than a year, as Chinese demand wanes.The world’s biggest steelmaker is intensifying steel production curbs to meet a target for lower volumes this year as it push
The mild-mannered hero of "Hotel Rwanda" credited with saving hundreds of lives during the 1994 genocide, Paul Rusesabagina evolved into Kigali's sharpest-tongued critic before being tried for terrorism.