Mint Morning Digest: stock exchange holidays, Berkshire Hathaway’s stake in Occidental Petroleum and more

Mint Morning Digest: stock exchange holidays, Berkshire Hathaway’s stake in Occidental Petroleum and more

Other shares in Occidental Petroleum Corp were bought by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc, surpassing the 20% ownership required to record a portion of the oil company’s profits alongside its own and potentially generating billions of dollars in profit. Read more here Actis will purchase 400 MW solar assets from Atha Group for ₹2,100 credits … Read more

The man who destroyed a vast forest wins the park

The man who destroyed a vast forest wins the park

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – In a move that shocked conservationists, the government of Brazil’s third largest state has given up on a legal fight to protect a state park in one of the most biodiverse areas in the Amazon. The result of that decision is that a man responsible for deforesting large areas of … Read more

Another 3 ships with grain depart from the ports of Ukraine under the UN agreement

Another 3 ships with grain depart from the ports of Ukraine under the UN agreement

ISTANBUL (AP) – Three other ships carrying thousands of tons of corn left Ukrainian ports on Friday and traveled into the minewaters to inspect their cargo overdue, a sign that an international agreement to export grain has resisted since the Russia invaded Ukraine it was slowly progressing. But there are major obstacles to be faced … Read more

China blocks some imports from Taiwan but avoids chip breaks

China blocks some imports from Taiwan but avoids chip breaks

BEIJING (AP) – China has blocked imports of citrus fruits, fish and other foods from Taiwan in retaliation for a visit by an important American legislator, Nancy Pelosi, but has avoided interrupting one of the most important technological and production relationships in the world. The two sides, which split in 1949 after a civil war, … Read more

The chances of a climate catastrophe are being ignored, scientists say

The chances of a climate catastrophe are being ignored, scientists say

Experts are ignoring the worst possible climate change catastrophic scenarios, including the collapse of society or the potential extinction of humans, albeit unlikely, says a group of high-level scientists. Eleven scientists from around the world ask the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the authoritative world organization of climate sciences, to make a special … Read more

Climate migration is growing but not fully recognized by the world

Climate migration is growing but not fully recognized by the world

By JULIE WATSON July 28, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/mexico-droughts-immigration-united-nations-natural-disasters-175988903af187bf08fa89f8f13ac8e2 TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) – Worsening climate largely due to the burning of coal and gas is eradicating millions of people, with fires sweeping California cities, rising seas overtaking island nations and the drought that has exacerbated conflicts in various parts of the world. Each year, natural disasters … Read more

Pope concludes his visit to Canada with a stop in the small town in the far north

Pope concludes his visit to Canada with a stop in the small town in the far north

In his long papal journeys, Pope Francis has never traveled further north than Iqaluit, the capital of the Inuit-ruled territory of Nunavut. Friday will be the last stop on his grim six-day visit to Canada. It’s a distinctive destination: it hosts around 7,500 people but not a single traffic light, with no road or rail … Read more