‘A great man’: Lula’s challenge to Bolsonaro is welcome in Europe | Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

It was a welcome adjustment for a president. Republican Guards at the Élysée Palace. A standing ovation to the European Parliament. A front-page interview in Spain’s biggest newspaper in which the visiting dignitary was hailed as a “cyclone” of energy. “He’s a great man, ” gushed the mayor of Paris, …

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These four metrics are used to track drought and paint a grim picture

Drought has tightened its grip on the western United States, as dry conditions enter their second decade and to stretch a river which supplies 40 million people. Experts agree that things are bad and getting worse. But how exactly do you measure a drought and how do you know where …

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Shaheen leads delegation to secure $ 3.7 million in NH to improve coastal resilience against natural disasters

22 November 2021 (Washington, DC) – US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chairman of the Credit Sub-Committee for Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), led the New Hampshire congressional delegation to welcome $ 3,794,613 in new grants from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) for New Hampshire to support coastal …

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Why European banks failed to break the United States

Jamie Dimon was in London last week. Among other priorities, the CEO of JPMorgan was giving a boost to the US banking giant’s latest expansion drive – the rollout of its UK retail banking brand, through an online-only initiative. JP’s boastful global ambitions contrast sharply with the diminished prospects of …

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France pledges $ 2.2 billion to strengthen appeal to tourists

(Bloomberg) – France is pledging € 1.91 billion ($ 2.2 billion) to help boost the country’s attractiveness as a tourist destination in a plan presented by Prime Minister Jean Castex on Saturday. Renovating hotels, cafes, restaurants and other facilities to make them more environmentally friendly, for example by boosting bicycle …

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Salmon across the country will be able to swim freely again thanks to the influx of infrastructure funds

Story by Alex Brown for Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. SEATTLE – The $ 1.2 trillion federal infrastructure package signed this month creates a new $ 1 billion program designed to open thousands of miles of congested transportation corridors. These choked arteries are not roads and bridges, …

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The Washington Capitals end the California leg of their four-game road trip to Nor Cal and open another straight game series. Tonight it’s the San Jose Sharks. Tomorrow is the all new Seattle Kraken. Tonight marks the first time the Caps have faced the Sharks since Jan.5, 2020, which resulted …

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Barceloneta beach in Spain chosen as one of the best destinations for British tourists | Travel News | To travel

Spain is one of the UK’s top tourist destinations and many Britons visit the Mediterranean country for the sun, sand and sea every year. But while many Britons choose to vacation in the beautiful areas of the Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca, one of Spain’s best beaches can be …

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Senators Introduce Bill Focuses on Blue Carbon Ecosystems

11.19.21 Ecosystems provide environmental benefits, sequester atmospheric carbon Senate Oceans Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) reintroduced the Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act, legislation focused on the conservation, restoration and understanding of coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Blue carbon ecosystems, which include mangroves, intertidal marshes, …

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