Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Prosecutor General Office says 115 children have now died in the war Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Office tweeted Sunday saying 115 children have now died since the invasion began on Feb. 24. —Matt Clinch Ukraine’s deputy PM announces humanitarian corridors Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said seven humanitarian corridors had been agreed for Sunday. One … Read more

Why Elon Musk and Tesla are banking on a Minnesota nickel mine

As automakers around the world set bold targets for vehicle electrification, many in the industry are looking to nickel — an integral component of most lithium ion batteries — as a major hurdle. While there’s enough nickel in the ground to support a major EV ramp up, there are not enough planned mining projects or … Read more

Why Elon Musk and Tesla are banking on a Minnesota nickel mine

As automakers around the world set bold targets for vehicle electrification, many in the industry are looking to nickel — an integral component of most lithium ion batteries — as a major hurdle. While there’s enough nickel in the ground to support a major EV ramp up, there are not enough planned mining projects or … Read more

changing how cattle graze, reducing emissions

Understanding Ag teaching farmers about regenerative grazing. Photo courtesy Understanding Ag. When Gabe Brown first got into regenerative agriculture more than 25 years ago, he wasn’t trying to solve climate change. “I was just trying to keep the banker at bay and feed my family,” Brown told CNBC. Brown grew up in Bismarck, ND, and … Read more

changing how cattle graze, reducing emissions

Understanding Ag teaching farmers about regenerative grazing. Photo courtesy Understanding Ag. When Gabe Brown first got into regenerative agriculture more than 25 years ago, he wasn’t trying to solve climate change. “I was just trying to keep the banker at bay and feed my family,” Brown told CNBC. Brown grew up in Bismarck, ND, and … Read more

Four climate investors explain the new boom at CERAWeek panel

Mischa Keijser | Image Source | Getty Images Clean energy is attracting billions of dollars in investments, but as the pace and scope of the transition to a greener economy accelerates, experts say the trend is just getting started. “I think we’re early days,” Eli Aheto, managing director at BeyondNetZero, said recently at CERAWeek. “There … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war updates for March 19, 2022

Russia launches hypersonic missiles to strike a Ukraine arms depot An unexploded short range hypersonic ballistic missile, according to Ukrainian authorities, from Iskander complex is seen amid Ukraine-Russia conflict in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, in this handout picture released March 9, 2022. National Guard of Ukraine | Reuters Russia said it has used hypersonic Kinzhal, or Dagger, … Read more

Russia backs down on demands in Iran nuclear deal talks, making revival of 2015 patch imminent

A picture taken on November 10, 2019, shows an Iranian flag in Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant, during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility. ATTA KENARE | AFP via Getty Images Russia has walked back its threat to torpedo the revival of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal over … Read more

Russia backs down on demands in Iran nuclear deal talks, making revival of 2015 patch imminent

A picture taken on November 10, 2019, shows an Iranian flag in Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant, during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility. ATTA KENARE | AFP via Getty Images Russia has walked back its threat to torpedo the revival of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal over … Read more

Western brands in Russian franchise deals

The Burger King name appears in Russian outside a Burger King fast food restaurant in Moscow, Russia, on Friday, April 5, 2013. Bloomberg | Getty Images Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zellelnskyy in his address to US Congress Wednesday repeated calls for all global brands to exit Russia — a market “flooded with [Ukrainian] blood” — as … Read more