Business Highlights: Rising Powell criticism, Kellogg split

___ Fed’s Powell facing rising criticism for inflation missteps WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell won praise for his deft leadership during the maelstrom of the pandemic recession. As threats to the US economy have mounted, though, Powell has increasingly struck Fed watchers as much less sure-footed. Inflation has proved higher and far … Read more

Asian Stocks Rebound as Wall St Futures Gain After Holiday | Business News

By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) – Asian stocks rebounded Monday as Wall Street futures moved higher while US markets were closed for a holiday. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney gained. Oil prices rebounded to above $ 110 per barrel. The future for Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index was up 1.4% … Read more

Asian Markets Mostly Lower Ahead of US Holiday | Business News

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) – Asian markets were mostly lower in cautious trading Monday ahead of a federal holiday in the US Worries over inflation and risks of a global recession from central bank efforts to bring it under control appeared to outweigh Wall Street’s positive close on Friday. Shares fell … Read more

Chinese gambling hub Macau shuts businesses for COVID testing | Business and Economy

Mass testing comes after dozens of locally transmitted cases were discovered in the former Portuguese colony. Chinese territory Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, began its second day of mass COVID-19 testing on Monday, with banks, schools, government services and other businesses forced to shut down, but casinos remaining open. The testing of Macau’s roughly … Read more

Environnement: illusions of décroissance

François Gervais publie publie Imp Impasses climatiques: contradictions of discourses alarmiste le le at climat aux éditions de L’Artilleur. ©Patricia De Melo MOREIRA / AFP Bonnes feuilles François Gervais publie publie Imp Impasses climatiques: contradictions of discourses alarmiste le le at climat aux éditions de L’Artilleur. Under the GIEC emissions, political responses were determined that … Read more

Asian Benchmarks Decline After Bear Market Hits Wall Street | Business News

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) – Asian shares fell across the board Tuesday after Wall Street tumbled into a bear market, indicating that major US benchmarks and individual stocks have fallen 20% or more from a recent high for a sustained period of time. Benchmarks fell in Japan, Australia, South Korea and … Read more

BC mine’s electrified trucks a Canadian first, with goal of net-zero GHG emissions

A British Columbia mine has achieved a first-in-Canada milestone in efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero. In April, the Copper Mountain Mine, located near Princeton, BC, went live with a new electric trolley-assist system for trucks hauling material out of its open pit works. “It’s all fairly new still. But it’s … Read more

EU lawmakers back ban on new fossil-fuel cars from 2035 | Climate Crisis News

Transport produces 25 percent of Europe’s planet-heating emissions, and greenhouse gases from the sector have increased in recent years, threatening efforts to avert dangerous levels of climate change. The European Parliament approved a draft law that prohibits the sale of new carbon dioxide-emitting vehicles and is set to take effect in 2035. The vote upholds … Read more

Environmental Group Sues California Stores Over Un-Recyclable Plastic Bags

A plastic bag hangs off a tree branch. Photo: Michael M. Santiago (Getty Images) Environmental organization Last Beach Cleanup is suing two retailers for selling un-recyclable plastic bags in California. In a public statement released this week, Last Beach Cleanup said that retailers Gelson’s Markets and Stater Bros. Markets are illegally selling plastic bags in … Read more

Amasisa cherche à créer de modèles de agricoles durables

Les Péruviens le nomment la «Cacaoyer» : l ‘Erythrina amasisa (pronounced «Amassissa») and the aroma of the arachnia of the Cacao. Poussant près des plants, il permet de leur fournir l’ombre nécessaire pour leur bon développement. For the purposes of this Regulation, the French Republic Amasisa, the Ministry of Forestry, shall be responsible for the … Read more