South Australia is fueling energy storage investment

Enlarge / An employee working for the manufacturer of solar batteries, Sonnen GmbH, in the Bavarian village of Wildpoldsried in southern Germany is pictured on July 5, 2016. (credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images) In September, South Australia confirmed a plan to set up an AU$ 100 million (USD $ 72 million) fund to help households purchase […]

California wildfire rips through nuclear waste site, fueling airborne toxin risk concerns

The Woolsey fire that engulfed over 90,000 acres in California last weekend may have spread toxic and radioactive substances from a Superfund site, according to activists who believe authorities might be downplaying the risks. The fire passed through the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL), a federal Superfund site in the Simi Hills that was the […]

Bernie Sanders won the Democratic nomination in Vermont’s Senate primary, but he turned it down, fueling speculation he may run for president in 2020

Scott Eisen/Getty Images Bernie Sanders won Vermont’s Democratic Senate primary but is expected to turn down the nomination, as he did in his previous campaigns.  Sanders is thought to be considering a presidential run in 2020 and already is on Vermont’s November ballot as an independent. Under Vermont law he cannot appear on the November ballot […]

The Reverse 'Migration' Fueling Africa's Soccer Hopes

M’Baye Niang had come onto the field just seconds earlier, following treatment for an injury, when he saw the chance of a lifetime. Poland, seemingly unaware that Niang was back on, played the ball to their goalkeeper. Niang, born to Senegalese immigrants in north-central France, raced after the ball, tickled it past a defender and […]

Deep discounts — $12K, $13K, $16K — are fueling a pickup price war

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Commentator says Trump’s base is fueling his freewheeling impulses: ‘It’s like his binky, and he never wants to let go’

Screenshot via MSNBC An MSNBC commentator offered an unvarnished take on the motivations behind President Donald Trump’s freewheeling rhetoric of the past few weeks. John Heilemann, a national affairs analyst for NBC News, said Monday that Trump is harking back to his base and suggested that it is the president’s go-to response when things get […]

Oil profits are fueling South Sudan’s civil war

Just two years after it gained independence from Sudan in 2011, oil-rich South Sudan plunged into a civil war that is still raging today—a civil war that is allegedly funded by oil revenues. Read more Impoverished South Sudan is rich in natural resources and oil revenue is the country’s main hard currency export income—it’s not […]

Nasdaq pours cold water on the arguments fueling a civil war on Wall Street

Thomson Reuters Traders have long griped about the cost of accessing exchanges’ proprietary data, but they’re overlooking key facts says Ed Knight, Nasdaq’s General Counsel.  In this op-ed, Knight says exchange innovation has actually democratized data and costs have only increased for traders because they have more options and products to use.  We operate in […]