Pope appeals for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Libya

Pope Francis during his Sunday Angelus speaks of the crisis in Libya making particular mention of an important summit taking place in Berlin which aims to find a solution to the current situation.   The Pope expressed the hope that the conference would “be the start of a path towards an end to violence and … Read more Pope appeals for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Libya

How Much Is A Climate Change ‘Solution’ Worth?

Numerous policies are being proposed to combat climate change. The cost of some of these policies are estimated to be in the trillions, tens of trillions and even near 100 trillion dollars. By claiming their policies resolve an “existential” threat, some advocates justify implementation at any cost. Governments would impose these costs on the public, reducing … Read more How Much Is A Climate Change ‘Solution’ Worth?

Gas is part of the solution in the planet’s energy transition, Goldman Sachs strategist says

Gas has an important role to play in the global energy transition, according to the head of EMEA natural resources research at Goldman Sachs. Speaking to CNBC Friday, Michele Della Vigna said that, in his personal view, gas was “part of the end solution.” According to the International Energy Agency, natural gas supplies 22% of … Read more Gas is part of the solution in the planet’s energy transition, Goldman Sachs strategist says

RBI cutting rates not a solution to weak economy, says Geosphere Capital’s Arvind Sanger

An interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India in its June monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting is not a solution to the weak economy, said Arvind Sanger, managing partner, Geosphere Capital Management. “Focusing on the RBI and cutting rates and focusing on oil prices and going down are helpful factors but they do … Read more RBI cutting rates not a solution to weak economy, says Geosphere Capital’s Arvind Sanger

Saudi FM: Gulf solution possible if Qatar returns to ‘right path’

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf has said a solution to the Gulf crisis would only be possible if Doha returns to the “right path”, an indication that the kingdom’s position on theblockade of Qatar has not changed. The Saudi minister’s remarks came during the three-day emergency summits the kingdom is hosting, with Qatar’s Prime Minister … Read more Saudi FM: Gulf solution possible if Qatar returns to ‘right path’

Our housing solution for millennials is beyond lock-ins, deposits: Rohit Kapoor

Oyo, one of India’s largest hospitality company, forayed into the co-living segment by launching Oyo Life in October 2018. It aims to provide hassle-free renting experience, especially to millennials, including young professionals. Rohit Kapoor, chief executive officer, new real estate business, OYO, talks about the journey so far, the facilities they provide, expansion plans and … Read more Our housing solution for millennials is beyond lock-ins, deposits: Rohit Kapoor

Bali students awarded in US for mangrove-based solution to biofouling

Two high school students from Denpasar, Bali, have received an award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for developing antifouling paint out of mangrove plants to prevent biofouling. Biofouling occurs when marine organisms such as barnacles and algae accumulate on pipes and other underwater or wetted surfaces. This often damages ships … Read more Bali students awarded in US for mangrove-based solution to biofouling

Preprint Study Offers Glimpse of Solution to Missing Heritability Problem

Since the beginning of the genomics era, the “missing heritability” problem has plagued researchers. Now, a non-peer-reviewed preprint paper uploaded on the bioRiv server suggests rare variations in genes could explain height or weight better than the most common variants. The study is a significant step “towards understanding the question of missing heritability,” Bogdan Pasaniuc, an assistant … Read more Preprint Study Offers Glimpse of Solution to Missing Heritability Problem

Facebook Breakup Would Be Solution of Last Resort, Says EU’s Vestager

A breakup of US social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday. The EU antitrust chief was asked about Facebook at the VivaTech technology conference in Paris after leading US Democratic politicians and one of Facebook’s co-founders recently spoke in favour … Read more Facebook Breakup Would Be Solution of Last Resort, Says EU’s Vestager

Prohibition not a solution: Ekta Kapoor on demand to regulate digital content

Ekta Kapoor is not in favour of regulating streaming platforms. Producer Ekta Kapoor is not in favour of regulating streaming platforms as she believes it will only create a bigger need for unregulated content. The Supreme Court has sought the government’s response on a plea to regulate the functioning of streaming platforms like Netflix and … Read more Prohibition not a solution: Ekta Kapoor on demand to regulate digital content