The Achilles' Heel of Biden's climate plan? Coal miners

CHICAGO (NYTIMES) – For years, environmentalists in the United States have sought compromises with labour unions in industries reliant on fossil fuels, aware that one of the biggest obstacles to cutting carbon emissions is opposition from the unions’ members. States…

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China factory gate inflation slows in November

BEIJING (REUTERS) – China’s factory-gate inflation slowed in November, driven by a government crackdown on runaway commodity prices and an easing power crunch, amid Beijing’s efforts to bolster the faltering economy, data out on Thursday (Dec 9) showed. The increase…

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