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Cybersecurity has emerged as the most pressing exposure for business confronting a new "age of risk”, topping the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, the head of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc said.
Berkeley entrepreneur Aza Raskin invented endless scroll technology in 2006 while working at a small user-interface company called Humanized. He has since expressed regret about how much this now ubiquitous online feature has shaped our lives.
BERLIN, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) -- German reinsurance group Munich Re reported on Thursday a 77 percent year-on-year drop in net profits to 199 million euros (235.2 million U.S. dollars) for the third quarter (Q3) of this year.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia needs national coordination of disaster responses, a change to laws to allow country-wide state of emergencies and simplified climate-change projections, an enquiry into its worst bushfire season in a generation found on Friday.
BRUSSELS/WASHINGON (Reuters) - If he wins next Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, Joe Biden has pledged to give the country a leading role in global efforts to curb climate change. Experts are wondering how ambitious his plans would be on slashing emissions this decade.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Next Tuesday's U.S. presidential election pits a politician who plans to tie the country's economic recovery to tackling climate change against another determined to remove as many regulatory hurdles to oil, gas and coal production as possible.
JAKARTA, Oct 27 (Xinhua): The Indonesian province of Riau on the island of Sumatra which had struggled to curb land and forest fires in the past has kept the number of wildfires low in the region so far.
BRASILIA, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Operation Green Brazil 2, launched in May to combat illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest, will be extended through April 2021, Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wind-driven walls of flame spurred mass evacuations in Southern California and left two firefighters badly injured on Monday, as hundreds of thousands of residents endured a second day of power shutoffs meant to counter heightened fire risks from dry and gusty weather.