Haley draws on her African visit when briefing Trump – CNNPolitics – CNN

CNN Haley draws on her African visit when briefing Trump – CNNPoliticsCNN(CNN) When she sat down to brief President Donald Trump about her trip to Africa last week, Nikki Haley was carrying the voices of the women she met and the …Africa trip illustrates Haley’s trusted, unusually direct relationship with TrumpWashington Post all 81 news articles »

Tesla Energy update: 110MWh of energy storage and 109MW of solar – Electrek

Electrek Tesla Energy update: 110MWh of energy storage and 109MW of solarElectrekTesla says this deployment slowdown is part of a deliberate de-emphasization of commercial and industrial solar energy projects due to ‘low profits and limited cash generation.’ 176MW of energy generation was deployed in Q2’16 – this would be a 38 …Tesla’s Solar Installations Fall […]

US trade commission recommends tariffs on solar energy equipment – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times US trade commission recommends tariffs on solar energy equipmentLos Angeles TimesIn a case that has riven the booming American solar energy sector for six months, the U.S. International Trade Commission recommended levying comparatively modest tariffs on imports of silicon-based solar photovoltaic cells and solar panels. The …ITC suggests Trump impose up to […]

HSBC ‘complicit’ in South Africa scandal, House of Lords told – The Guardian

The Guardian HSBC ‘complicit’ in South Africa scandal, House of Lords toldThe GuardianHSBC has been accused of “possible criminal complicity” in a money laundering scandal involving South Africa’s wealthy Gupta family. Speaking in the House of Lords on Wednesday, two weeks after he first voiced concerns about UK links to the probe, Lord …UK bank accused […]

Australia scraps plans for clean energy target – Windpower Monthly

Windpower Monthly Australia scraps plans for clean energy targetWindpower MonthlyAustralia’s federal government has dropped the proposed clean energy target (CET) in a further blow to the renewables industry after years of indecision and deadlock. The government rejected the recommendation by chief scientist Alan Finkel to create a …Australia Has a Climate Change Lesson for the WorldNew […]

For This Playwright, Africa With Laughter, Not Tears – New York Times

New York Times For This Playwright, Africa With Laughter, Not TearsNew York TimesA year ago, the actress and playwright Jocelyn Bioh decided to write a play about African characters — a searing play, a brutal play, a play that theaters would finally produce. “I was going to write the ‘poverty porn,’ ” she said. “The […]

Africa is not immune from secessionist sentiment – Financial Times

Financial Times Africa is not immune from secessionist sentimentFinancial TimesA remarkable thing about Africa is just how stable its borders have been. Unlike Europe, where frontier-altering wars raged for centuries, where Yugoslavia shattered into pieces just a generation ago, and where even today the integrity of countries …