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We’re well into the first week of COP28, the annual UN climate talks, and have secured a promising early win on operationalizing the Loss and Damage Fund. The United States has made important announcements on standards to limit methane emissions, along with a contribution to the

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The US is widely believed to play a pivotal role in the development of international agreements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but do other countries free ride on US pledges? This paper, published in SSRN, provides what we believe is the first empirical evidence by proposing the US Climate Reciprocity Ratio (CRR); this summary statistic […]

This week the Council of the European Union made an announcement. “With a view to ensuring a trusted and secure digital identity for all Europeans, the Council presidency and European Parliament representatives reached today a provisional agreement on a new framework for a European digital identity (eID).” The proposed new framework would also require member […]

CLIMATEWIRE | Negotiators struck a fragile agreement Saturday over the outlines of an international fund for climate-ravaged countries after hours of acrimonious haggling foreshadowed likely divisions at the global climate talks later this month. The agreement, stitched tenuously together long after sunset in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, included a provision demanded by the U.S. that […]

Jeff Foust reports via SpaceNews: The governments of Australia and the United States have signed an agreement that could allow American rockets to launch from Australian spaceports, although it is unclear how much demand there is for them. The U.S. State Department announced Oct. 26 that the two countries signed a technology safeguards agreement (TSA) […]

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. —   The Raiders of the 28th Bomb Wing became the first agency ever to adopt a trail in the Black Hills during the Veteran’s Point Trailhead Partnership dedication ceremony at the Pactola Reservoir in South Dakota, Oct. 24. Ellsworth Air Force Base and the Black Hills […]

VERONA, VA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a conciliation agreement with Daikin Industries to resolve alleged race-based hiring discrimination affecting Black applicants at its Verona facility. Pursuant to the agreement, Daikin Industries will pay $100,000 in back wages and interest to 98 Black applicants. Daikin will also extend three job offers […]

Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters Migrants gather near the border wall after crossing the Rio Bravo river with the intention of turning themselves in to the U.S. Border Patrol agents to request asylum, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico September 22, 2023. CNN  —  Mexico has made an agreement with the United States to deport migrants from […]

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