CF Industries: CO2 production deal agreed amid food shortage fears

Andrew Opie, director of food and sustainability at the British Retail Consortium, also welcomed the deal but said it was “vital” that production “is restarted as soon as possible, and [CO2 is] distributed quickly to food manufacturers in need of it”. Source link

Canadians re-elect Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party

Canadians gave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party a victory in Monday’s parliamentary elections, but it was unclear whether his gamble to win a majority of seats paid off. The Liberals were on track to win the most seats of any party. The 49-year-old Trudeau channeled the star power of his father, the Liberal icon

Biden administration to write workplace safety rule tackling heat stress

“Rising temperatures pose an imminent threat to millions of American workers exposed to the elements, to kids in schools without air conditioning, to seniors in nursing homes without cooling resources, and particularly to disadvantaged communities. My Administration will not leave Americans to face this threat alone,” President Joe Biden said in a statement. Context: The

Former Joint Chiefs chair: Nothing unusual about Milley’s contacts with China

“Having communications with counterparts around the world is routine,” said Mullen, who was chair of the Joint Chiefs from 2007 to 2011. Milley has held that position since 2019. Mullen said what he found most “worrisome“ about the reports involving Milley, which come from a new book by Woodward and Costa called “Peril,” was that

Confusion over Biden’s booster plan riles governors

And on Monday, Colorado’s Democratic governor, Jared Polis, urged his state’s elderly residents to seek out third vaccine doses. “If you are 70, 80, if you have some weakened immune system, go ahead and get that booster today,” he said at a press conference, emphasizing that those who want the additional dose don’t need a

Two of Gavin Newsom’s children test positive for coronavirus: reports

Two children of California Gov. Gavin Newsom have tested positive for the coronavirus and will be quarantined, the governor’s office said Friday, according to reports. Newsom and his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, and the couple’s two other children have each tested negative since the family learned of the two positive tests, FOX 2 of the

Liberals get ready to grab wheel of Dem agenda

“Even if there were Republicans that come along” to help the Senate infrastructure bill pass the House this month, said Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), “we will have more individuals, more Democrats who are going to vote it down without the reconciliation bill.” Jayapal said more than half of her 96-member caucus has

China howls at perceived threat of new ‘AUKUS’ agreement

Zhao hinted that the Chinese government may accuse Australia of violating its commitment under the Treaty of Rarotonga, which includes prohibitions on the production, possession or acquisition of nuclear weapons. That tactic would ignore or misconstrue the fact that the AUKUS deal includes equipping Australia with technology for nuclear propulsion, not nuclear weapons. Both President

Judge sets Oct. 1 hearing on DOJ request to freeze Texas abortion ban

Abortion rights supporters gather to protest Texas SB 8 in front of Edinburg City Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, in Edinburg, Texas. | Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP By POLITICO PRO STAFF 09/15/2021 07:00 PM EDT Updated: 09/15/2021 09:05 PM EDT A federal judge on Wednesday scheduled an Oct. 1 hearing to weigh a

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