Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy, focused on ‘disruptive’ China

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Sunday launched its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy, pledging more resources to deal with a “troubled” China as it works with the world’s second-biggest economy on climate change and trade issues. The 26-page document outlined spending of C$2.3 billion ($1.7 billion), including to bolster Canada’s military presence and cyber security in the … Read more

A grim winter looms as Russian strikes cripple Ukraine’s energy capacity

Ukrainians with little or no warming up after the bombing Temperatures in several areas are already below freezing Kherson residents receive an offer to evacuate to safer areas Ukrainian security forces raid the famous Kyiv Monastery Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded with Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved … Read more

Marine heat waves in the Mediterranean threaten coastal livelihoods

KIRKANAH ISLANDS, Tunisia, NOV 13 (Reuters) – (This story was corrected on November 13 to show that the sea temperature is 1.2°C higher than it was 30 years ago, not 0.4°C, in paragraph 18) A decade ago, the nets of Tunisian fisherman Ahmed Cheli were bloated with fish and octopus that he sold at the … Read more

Ukraine’s Kherson races to restore energy and water after Russia’s withdrawal

The main infrastructure in Kherson was mined by the Russian ruler The humanitarian situation in Kherson is “extremely difficult” – official The authorities are working to restore vital services Joy mixes with concerns about water and energy for Kherson residents Fighting rages in Donetsk and eastern Luhansk regions Kherson, Ukraine (Reuters) – Public utilities companies … Read more

Exclusive: Tesla considering exporting electric vehicles from Shanghai to the US and Canada

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two people familiar with Tesla’s plan told Reuters that Tesla has considered plans to export electric cars made in China to the United States and Canada, a move that would connect its largest factory to North America. Its biggest market. Tesla has assessed whether its Model 3 and Model Y electric cars … Read more

FTX seeks $9.4 billion in rescue funds, Bahamas freezes some assets

(Reuters) – FTX is scrambling to raise about $9.4 billion from investors and competitors, a source said on Thursday, as CEO Sam Bankman Fried urgently seeks to rescue a cryptocurrency exchange that has been hit hard by customer withdrawals. Bankman-Fried has discussed raising $1 billion each for Tron founder Justin Sun, rival exchange OKX and … Read more

COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that … Read more