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Clean Energy Boom Imperiled by Argentina’s Free-Market Fizzle

Clean Energy Boom Imperiled by Argentina’s Free-Market Fizzle

A renewables pipeline of $4.8 billion is at risk under the country’s new leader. The political shift may bury lofty plans, mirroring other nations.
PG&E May Face Blackout Fines Under Bill Passed by State Senate

PG&E May Face Blackout Fines Under Bill Passed by State Senate

PG&E Corp. and other electric utilities could face hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties for shutting off power to prevent wildfires under a bill passed by the California state senate.
Duterte Takes On Philippine Elite and Ends Up Even More Popular

Duterte Takes On Philippine Elite and Ends Up Even More Popular

President Rodrigo Duterte is cracking down on some of the Philippines’ biggest businesses, pushing a populist agenda that’s endearing him to his supporters while putting off investors.
New Jersey Sets Goal to Cut Natural Gas Use 80% by 2050

New Jersey Sets Goal to Cut Natural Gas Use 80% by 2050

New Jersey’s plan to eliminate man-made carbon emissions relies on big reductions in natural gas use in homes and businesses.
Trump Lawyers Largely Ignore Bolton Revelations in Senate Trial

Trump Lawyers Largely Ignore Bolton Revelations in Senate Trial

President Donald Trump’s lawyers largely avoided the explosive allegation in former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s book that the president tied aid to Ukraine to an investigation of a
Dershowitz First Trump Lawyer to Name Bolton: Impeachment Update

Dershowitz First Trump Lawyer to Name Bolton: Impeachment Update

Donald Trump’s defense lawyers resumed their presentation Monday after opening their arguments Saturday by saying House managers failed to prove the president should be removed from office.
Trump Lawyers Dispute Democrats’ ‘No Evidence’ Impeachment Case

Trump Lawyers Dispute Democrats’ ‘No Evidence’ Impeachment Case

Donald Trump’s lawyers said House Democrats failed to prove their case for impeaching the president and now are asking the Senate to take the unprecedented step of removing him from office without
Trump Lawyers to Offer ‘Coming Attractions’ at Impeachment Debut

Trump Lawyers to Offer ‘Coming Attractions’ at Impeachment Debut

Donald Trump’s lawyers kick off their formal defense in the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, taking their turn at center stage to argue the president should not be removed from office.
Democrats Close Case Saying Trump Must Be Held Accountable

Democrats Close Case Saying Trump Must Be Held Accountable

The House impeachment managers wrapped up their case against President Donald Trump by warning senators that they will cause sustained damage to the Constitution and the nation’s system of government
Trump Doesn’t Deny Asking for Envoy’s Ouster: Impeachment Update

Trump Doesn’t Deny Asking for Envoy’s Ouster: Impeachment Update

House managers will wrap up their case against President Donald Trump on Friday, completing three days of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial. Trump’s lawyers are set to begin presenting his
Democrats Make Pitch for More Trump Witnesses as Case Wraps Up

Democrats Make Pitch for More Trump Witnesses as Case Wraps Up

The struggle over calling witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is escalating as House Democrats prepare to wrap up their case Friday by focusing on White House “stonewalling.”
Brazil's Eletrobras Will Be Sold in 2020, Privatization Czar Says

Brazil's Eletrobras Will Be Sold in 2020, Privatization Czar Says

A long-delayed plan to capitalize and privatize Brazil’s Eletrobras will move forward this year, Privatization Secretary Salim Mattar said amid concerns that delays in the sale of the power utility
Angela Merkel Says Fight Against Climate Change ‘Matter of Survival’

Angela Merkel Says Fight Against Climate Change ‘Matter of Survival’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s worried about the growing conflict between young campaigners for a cleaner planet and those who reject global warming.
Death Threats Used to Fight Macron Pension Plan as Strikes Fade

Death Threats Used to Fight Macron Pension Plan as Strikes Fade

Death threats, random power cuts, tossed boots and blockades.
Eskom, South Africa Treasury Seek Renewal of $1 Billion Loan Facility

Eskom, South Africa Treasury Seek Renewal of $1 Billion Loan Facility

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. and South Africa’s National Treasury are in talks with banks to renew a 15 billion rand ($1.04 billion) government-guaranteed loan facility that the indebted state power
Trump’s Defense Is Confident in Acquittal: Impeachment Update

Trump’s Defense Is Confident in Acquittal: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial entered its second day Wednesday as House managers began presenting their case to the Senate.
Late-Night Amendment Again Shelved by GOP: Impeachment Update

Late-Night Amendment Again Shelved by GOP: Impeachment Update

Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began Tuesday, making him the third president in U.S. history to face possible removal from office by the Senate. He is charged with abusing his office and obstructing
Nord Stream 2 Pins Hope on Germany to Clear EU Gas Rule Hurdle

Nord Stream 2 Pins Hope on Germany to Clear EU Gas Rule Hurdle

Nord Stream 2 expects regulators to decide by May whether its contested natural gas pipeline linking Germany to Russia will be able to operate as planned.
Trump, House Shape Impeachment Strategy With Public in Mind

Trump, House Shape Impeachment Strategy With Public in Mind

The White House and impeachment managers from the House of Representatives each set the stage for President Donald Trump’s trial with a pair of filings on Monday, with both sides arguing that the
Duterte’s Team Widens Scrutiny of ‘Onerous’ Philippine Deals

Duterte’s Team Widens Scrutiny of ‘Onerous’ Philippine Deals

The Philippines government said it’s reviewing all deals signed with the private sector that may have put taxpayers at a disadvantage, a sign that President Rodrigo Duterte is taking the scrutiny of