Media Watch

'19Jan
28

After Pelosi, now Trump faces down Xi. Who'll blink?

At the same time, Xi has been deftly covering his own back, laying the basis for a difficult year ahead for China that he appears quite confident he'll master. Just last week, he summoned regional and ministerial-...
'19Jan
26

China to step up economic stimulus in slowdown fight

China will take steps to spur growth amid a trade war with the United States, but there is limited room for aggressive stimulus in an economy already laden with massive debts and a property market prone to credit-...
'19Jan
26

U.N. warns climate change impacts security, U.S. ignores link

UNITED NATIONS — T — with global warming records broken in 20 of the last 22 years.The Maldives' foreign minister, Abdulla Shahid, told a U.N. Security Council meeting on "the impacts of climate-related disasters...
'19Jan
26

UN warns climate change impacts security, US ignores link

The U.N. system's chief scientist on weather and climate warned Friday that climate change has "a multitude of security impacts" and is increasingly regarded as a national security threat — with global warming...
'19Jan
25

The Doomsday Clock is ticking - but how worried should you be?

The Doomsday Clock is now at two minutes to midnight. It moved to that time last year - for the first time since 1953 - and it has stayed that way as nuclear weapons and climate change pose two simultaneous...
'19Jan
25

Sanctions Coming? EU Gas Giants Weigh Nord Stream 2 Risks & Benefits – Scholars

"Nord Stream 2 represents a treacherous path between Scylla and Charybdis for many companies who fear potential US sanctions, but simultaneously, do not seek to risk the development of such a significant business...
'19Jan
25

Doomsday Clock ticking on nukes, climate: US experts

The manipulation of facts, fake news and information overload -- along with global warming and flirting with nuclear war -- are all factors that have brought humans as close to destroying the planet as ever, said...
'19Jan
25

The good news is the Doomsday Clock isn’t moving

Guided by concerns about nuclear proliferation, global warming and cybersecurity, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has kept the minute hand of its 72-year-old Doomsday Clock at 2 minutes until midnight, the...
'19Jan
25

The good news is the Doomsday Clock isn’t moving

Guided by concerns about nuclear proliferation, global warming and cybersecurity, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has kept the minute hand of its 72-year-old Doomsday Clock at 2 minutes until midnight, the...
'19Jan
24

Information wars endanger civilization, say 'Doomsday' experts

Former California Governor Jerry Brown (L) and former US Secretary of Defense William Perry unveil the Doomsday Clock during The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists news conference Information warfare is...

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