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    Davos financiers pump $1.4t into fossil fuels: Greenpeace

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    Some of the world’s biggest banks, insurers and pension funds have collectively invested $1.4 trillion in fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate deal, Greenpeace...

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    Global resource consumption tops 100b tonnes a year

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    The world is using up more than 100 billion tonnes of natural resources per year for the first time ever while global recycling of raw...

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    At 50, Davos ‘matures’ beyond corporate ‘speed dating’

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:37am on January 21, 2020

    Like others approaching middle age, the World Economic Forum turns 50 insisting it has matured, that it has moved on from hard partying and wants...

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    Macron rushed from Paris theatre during protest

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:07pm on January 18, 2020

    French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife were rushed from a Paris theatre late Friday after protesters tried to burst in and disrupt the performance....

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    France makes proposals to US to resolve tech tax row

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:54am on January 18, 2020

    France has made proposals to the United States to resolve the dispute over taxing multinational tech giants that aims to seal the framework for a...

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    After China, Trump trade wrath likely to find new targets

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:47am on January 18, 2020

    Governments across the world breathed a collective sigh of relief when the United States on Wednesday signed a partial trade deal with China, but analysts...

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    Davos faces up to towering global challenges

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:45am on January 18, 2020

    Global decision-makers gather in Davos starting on Tuesday for their annual meeting, with challenges facing the planet — from climate change to conflict in the...

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    Louvre shut by pension strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:14am on January 18, 2020

    The Louvre museum in Paris shut down Friday after striking workers blocked the entrance, management said, in the latest protest against plans to overhaul France’s...

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    Oceans were hottest on record in 2019

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:55pm on January 14, 2020

    The world’s oceans were the hottest in recorded history in 2019, scientists said on Tuesday, as manmade emissions warmed seas at an ever-increasing rate with...

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    Spike Lee to be first black head of Cannes film festival jury

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:24pm on January 14, 2020

    American director Spike Lee was named president of this year’s Cannes film festival jury on Tuesday, becoming the first black head of the panel. The...

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