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Biden Administration Announces Nearly $5 Billion in Resilience Funding to Help Communities Prepare for Extreme Weather and Climate-Related Disasters

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Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is announcing three pre-disaster funding opportunities to help states and communities prepare for major disasters that are costing lives and livelihoods and devastating local communities and businesses. These programs will allow communities to apply for nearly $5 billion to increase their preparedness in advance of climate-related extreme weather […]

Source: The White House


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New Offshore Wind Projects Poised to Contribute to Energy Transition

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Power generation from offshore wind turbines is projected to increase 700% over the next 10 years. Developing local supply chains in Europe and the U.S. will increase efficiency, reduce costs and help drive a green recovery, post-Covid-19. Global offshore wind capacity is set to surge to over 234 GW by 2030, from 29.1 GW at […]

Source: World Oil


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Karsten Warholm outduels Rai Benjamin in ‘the best race in Olympic history’

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TOKYO — Rai Benjamin cleared the final hurdle, and suddenly there the two of them were, Benjamin and a blonde-haired Norwegian whippet called the Terminator, the only man who separated him from forever. They sprinted shoulder-to-shoulder, Benjamin in Lane 5 and Karsten Warholm in 6, each stride an assault on the possible. Warholm had created […]

Source: The Washington Post


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Norway Is Best Place to Be During Covid

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Norway is the new No. 1 in Bloomberg’s Covid Resilience Ranking, with Switzerland and New Zealand rounding out the top 3. The U.S. slipped from the top spot to fifth, while the U.K. fell to 25th. Bloomberg’s Lars Taraldsen reports. (Source: Bloomberg) See video feature here.

Source: Bloomberg


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U.S. Will Not Lift Travel Restrictions, Citing Delta Variant, White House Says

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Category: Airline / Travel

WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – The United States will not lift any existing travel restrictions “at this point” due to concerns over the highly transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant and the rising number of U.S. coronavirus cases, the White House confirmed on Monday. The decision, which was first reported by Reuters, comes after a senior level White House […]

Source: Reuters


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