Harvard Research Says That On Issues Of Climate Concerns Exxon Duped Public

According to Harvard University researchers writing in a peer-reviewed journal, even as Exxon Mobil Corp.’s own scientists determined man-made global warming was real and a serious threat, it spent the last 40 years undermining public concern over climate change. “Exxon Mobil contributed to advancing climate science — by way of its scientists’ academic publications —…

To Trace Food Contamination With Blockchain, IBM Partners With Nestle, Unilever And Other Food Giants

In an effort to reduce food contamination by using blockchain, IBM has been joined by a group of global food giants including the likes of Nestle, Unilever and Walmart. In order to trace the source of contaminated produce IBM would enable global food businesses to use its blockchain network, the corporation announced on Tuesday. According to…

North Korea Notwithstanding, The Other Asia Flashpoint That Has Analysts Worried Is China And India

The globe’s two biggest emerging economies are squaring off over their shared border while the world has focused on North Korea. A hot spot for increasing military tension in recent months has been China and India’s borderlands, though geographically desolate and inhospitable. Given that both are equipped with nuclear weapons, the situation could escalate even as the two…

Index Says World Living Standards Improved For The First Time In 10 Years

According to report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit on Wednesday, global livability is finally showing some telltale signs of an improvement after 10 years of back-to-back slumps. But, continuing to threaten world living standards is the continued threat of terrorism that includes several high-profile attacks in Europe, said a EIU statement on the report. The…

In Order To Smooth Brexit Path, An Interim Customs Union With EU Desired By Britain

In a proposal cheered by British businesses but which is likely to raise eyebrows on the continent, U.K. wants to maintain tariff-free, bureaucracy-light trade with the European Union for a period after Brexit and perhaps permanently, the U.K. government said. After it leaves in March 2019, it will seek to negotiate a “close association” with the…