Donald Trump has a huge new development in Dubai, along with other real estate deals in the Middle East. Yet on Monday, the presidential candidate suggested the US block Muslims from entering the country.
Volkswagen's CEO says he's "endlessly sorry" that the company rigged pollution controls on 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide to fool regulators and customers. But it likely will take much more than apologies to mend the damage to the company, its reputation, and its "clean diesel" technology.
Volkswagen, the world's biggest carmaker, has been caught cheating environmental standards and is facing major lawsuits, plunging stock prices, a criminal investigation and potentially billions of dollars in fines.
Abandoned fishing nets destroy ecosystems and the livelihoods of fishermen around the world. Now a network of nonprofits is partnering with a for-profit company to recover some of these "ghost nets"in the Philippines and elsewhere and recycle them into carpeting.
In some areas of the country, new solar and wind deals are undercutting the price of electricity generated by coal and natural gas, giving hope to supporters of renewable energy — and ulcers to directors of some of the biggest utility companies.
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