Early New Zealand adopters split on Elon Musk’s Starlink

More reviews are coming in from early adopters of Starlink – the Elon Musk company that offers broadband from above via a network of low-Earth orbiting satellites, backed by six ground stations around New Zealand. For some New Zealanders living in rural areas starved of good internet options – or

GZERO VIDEO: Will climate politics destroy the planet?

NEW YORK (GZERO MEDIA) – The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) presents an overly optimistic target for reducing carbon emissions and rising temperatures in the next few decades, says US political scientist Ian Bremmer. Over 200 countries, including significant carbon emitters, fossil fuel producers and

EU on brink as Hungary poses ‘worse threat to Brussels than Brexit’

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Defiant Belarus leader slams EU sanctions on plane diversion – The Denver Post

By YURAS KARMANAU KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus’ authoritarian president lashed out Wednesday at Europe for trying to “strangle” his country with sanctions over the diversion of a passenger jet, and he accused a dissident journalist arrested after the flight landed in Minsk of working to foment a “bloody rebellion.”

Lululemon Doubles E-commerce Business, But Plans to Open 40 to 50 Stores This Year

Lululemon Athletica continues to benefit from the activewear boom and prolonged emphasis on comfort as consumers work from home.  The Vancouver, British Columbia-based athletic apparel and accessories firm revealed fourth-quarter and full-year earnings Tuesday after the market closed, improving on top-line revenues and logging a $588 million profit for the

UK firms report strongest hiring intentions in a year

LONDON (REUTERS) – British businesses have the strongest hiring intentions in a year and fewer are planning to make redundancies as the economic outlook has brightened over the past three months, a human resources industry body said on Monday. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development said 56 per cent

Shareholders create coalition to pressure Exxon for change

BOSTON (Reuters) – More than 135 investors managing more than $2 trillion are forming a coalition to push Exxon Mobil Corp into making sweeping changes including refreshing its board and focusing more on energy transition, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.FILE PHOTO: The logo of Exxon Mobil Corporation

Botswana investigates 11 new elephant deaths

GABORONE (REUTERS) – Botswana is investigating the deaths of 11 elephants at one of its game reserves, months after hundreds of elephants died from ingesting toxic microorganisms. The latest deaths occurred in the Moremi Game Reserve, a statement from the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism said, ruling

Merkel ally demands ‘trade war’ with Britain if vaccines are not shipped from UK to EU

Boris Johnson addresses EU ‘demand’ for coronavirus vaccines Brussels is demanding the UK-based Pharma firm uses tens of millions of Covid jabs made in Britain to supply the Continent. And MEP Peter Liese, of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party, urged the bloc’s decision-makers to ramp up the pressure on the company