Syria to sign Paris Climate pact, leaving US alone; Trump disinvited from climate summit

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This week Syria, the final nation invited to join. Following President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Accord—a global pact to reduce carbon output and curb climate change—only two other nations had not signed the treaty. Now, the U.S. sits alone and isolated internationally on climate policy. global warming United States climate change Donald Trump

Mystery electric BMW, US isolated, Tesla's long odds, Hyundai Ioniq, battery cobalt: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got two BMW electric-car stories (one on battery cobalt, another on a mystery debut later this month), the long odds Tesla faces, the unlikely prospect of Syria one-upping the U.S. on climate, and our last Best Car To Buy 2018 finalist. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The cobalt in electric-car batteries is the cause of much. Today in Car News

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Iran, Iraq, Syria sign $10B gas pipeline deal

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Iran, Iraq, and Syria have signed a deal for the construction of the Middle East’s largest gas pipeline, which would carry gas from Iran’s South Pars gas field to Europe via Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon and beneath the Mediterranean Sea. By 2020, Syria will need about 15 to 20 million cubic meters of gas per day and Lebanon will need about five to seven million cubic meters of gas per day.

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Uber, Lyft respond to Trump ban on entry to US from targeted countries

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Last Friday, President Trump signed an executive order suspending “immigrant and nonimmigrant entry” into the US from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen for 90 days, with the potential for adding further countries of origin to the list of proscribed.

Syrian oil ministry announces oil shale tender

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Oil shale deposits in Syria. Syria started research and exploration on oil shale in the 1950s, said Majid Gerjes, Exploration Director, The General Establishment of Geology and. In 2005, Syria reactivated the effort. According to The Oil and Gas Journal , Syria had 2.5

Opinion: Saudi Oil Strategy: Brilliant Or Suicide?

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They are fighting a multi-front war with Iran directly (in Yemen) and indirectly (in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq). by Dalan McEndree for Oilprice.com. In the last quarter of 2014, in the face of possible oversupply, Saudi Arabia abandoned its traditional role as the global oil market’s swing producer and therefore it role as unofficial guarantor of existing ($100+ per barrel) prices.