2015 SkS Weekly News Roundup #5C

A climate hawk separates energy thought experiments from road maps China nears peak coal, but its rustbelt pays the price Climate change is altering the global heat engine Climate change’s bottom line Climate change “refugees” off the agenda, but problem looms large Most Americans s upport government action on climate change, poll finds Nuclear power […]

New Jersey Governor heads to UK for trade, politics, soccer

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a likely 2016 Republican presidential contender, will be promoting his state’s life sciences industry in a trip to the United Kingdom starting Sunday, where he is also scheduled to meet the Prime Minister and catch an Arsenal match. Source: New Jersey Governor heads to UK for […]

Obama’s budget proposals include 19 percent tax on foreign earnings: Bloomberg

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s budget proposals will include a minimum tax of 19 percent on U.S.-based companies’ future foreign earnings and a 14 percent tax on their stockpiled offshore profits, Bloomberg news said on Saturday, citing two people familiar with the budget. Source: Obama’s budget proposals include 19 percent tax on foreign earnings: […]

Statement by the President on the Death of Kenji Goto

By The White House The United States condemns the heinous murder of Japanese citizen and journalist Kenji Goto by the terrorist group ISIL. Through his reporting, Mr. Goto courageously sought to convey the plight of the Syrian people to the outside world. Our thoughts are with Mr. Goto’s family and loved ones, and we stand […]