How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate

The Trump White House has capitalized on fossil-fuel exports made possible by the Obama administration. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is shown here on Aug. 2, 2017 welcoming his predecessor, Ernest…

We can still hit the target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius, as agreed on in Paris, but we have to act immediately and drastically. Source: Science News

#Resistance is warring on all fronts, reminding Americans why Trump was elected.  By Victor Davis Hanson Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Barack Obama decided that ex-presidents should attack current presidents, and…

France's Macron urges Europe to take charge of own defense

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pushed Monday for Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely so much on the United…

As Trump backlash continues, STEM professionals in Texas run for office

Clockwise from bottom left: Allison Lami Sawyer, Michelle Beckley, Joseph Kopser, Carla Morton, and Rick Kennedy are Democrats with backgrounds in STEM running for office this year. Marjorie Kamys Cotera:…

French investigators say fire caused 2016 EgyptAir crash

PARIS (AP) — French air accident investigators say that a rapidly spreading fire probably caused the crash of an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo in 2016, casting doubt on…

In France, thousands of retirees protest Macron tax hike

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of French retirees are protesting across the country over a tax hike on their pensions. Source: Business – The Eagle

Disneyland Paris enters Marvel universe with Avengers theme

CHESSY, France (AP) — Helicopters, concept cars and SWAT teams shrouded in smoke heralded the launch of the first Avengers-themed season at Disneyland Paris following the announcement of plans for…

Saudis seek to prevent Qatar from buying Russian missiles

PARIS (AP) — The French newspaper Le Monde is reporting that Saudi Arabia wants France to help prevent Qatar from buying Russia’s most advanced air defense missile system. Source: Business…

Macron talks to Trump, says tariffs illegal and a mistake

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has told U.S. President Donald Trump that the new U.S. tariffs on European, Mexican and Canadian goods are illegal and a “mistake.” Source:…

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Children today are completely at home in the digital space. They use digital diaries and textbooks at school, communicate via instant messaging, play games on mobile devices (not to mention…

Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the…

Air France-KLM appoints temporary CEO amid labor standoff

PARIS (AP) — Air France-KLM has appointed finance chief Frederic Gagey as interim CEO, following the resignation this month of Jean-Marc Janaillac from the post of CEO amid repeated labor…

Thousands party at Paris protest to show anger at Macron

PARIS (AP) — Under the close watch of French police, thousands of protesters in Paris danced, picnicked and railed against President Emmanuel Macron at a “party” marking his first year…

In Paris, Trudeau defends benefits of EU-Canada trade deal

PARIS (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron have discussed a renewed economic partnership to boost growth, jobs and investments in their two countries. Source:…

Saudi crown prince visits France, seeks strategic partner

PARIS (AP) — The crown prince of Saudi Arabia arrived in Paris on Sunday, a day ahead of his first official visit to France, which is hoping to profit from…

Air France strike gathers steam; third of flights cancelled

PARIS (AP) — Some 30 percent of Air France flights have been cancelled as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying. Source: Business – The Eagle

Air France cancels flights amid strike over pay

PARIS (AP) — Air France says a quarter of its long-haul flights from and to Paris will be cancelled Saturday during a daylong strike over pay. Source: Business – The…

Big insurance deal: France's AXA buys XL for $15 billion

PARIS (AP) — French insurance giant AXA is getting even bigger with a purchase of property and casualty insurer XL Group in a deal worth more than $15 billion. Source:…

Angry Air France staff hit with pepper spray at pay protest

PARIS (AP) — French riot police fired pepper spray at angry Air France employees who tried to storm a terminal at Paris’ main airport Thursday amid a strike over pay…