Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by installing solar panels on their roofs. So why aren’t more of them doing it?

As of February 2021, IKEA had 54 solar arrays installed across 90% of its US locations. Leveraging the full rooftop solar potential of these superstores would generate enough electricity to power nearly 8 million average homes, the report concluded, and would cut the same amount of planet-warming emissions as pulling 11.3 million gas-powered cars off … Read more

US home sales tumble; Higher prices, mortgage rates eroding affordability

A new home is seen under construction while building material supplies are in high demand in Tampa, Florida, US, May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Octavio Jones Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Existing home sales fall 7.2% in February Median house price rises 15% to $357,300 from a year ago Housing inventory drops 15.5% … Read more

Meaningful talks needed to stop Russia in Ukraine, Zelenskiy says

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy calls for comprehensive peace talks Ukraine says loses access to Sea of ​​Azov US oil services companies suspend or halt Russia operations Biden warns China’s Xi against helping Russia KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, March 19 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called on Saturday for a comprehensive peace talks with Moscow to stop its invasion … Read more

Russian missiles strike Lviv | Reuters

Russian missiles strike area near Lviv Biden to speak to Xi on Friday US citizen among civilians killed in Chernihiv Negotiators still far apart in talks KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, March 18 (Reuters) – Russia fired missiles at an airport near Lviv on Friday, a city where hundreds of thousands found refugees far from Ukraine’s battlefields, as … Read more

War, inflation and oil cap stocks rebound as yields warn

Oil over $100 and extending gains Stock indexes little changed Biden-Xi phone call due at 1300 GMT Yield inversion looms LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – Global stocks clung to their gains for the week on Friday but a heady cocktail of rising interest rates, high oil prices and no end to war in Ukraine kept … Read more