Throw-away plastic items such as straws and polystyrene cups will be banned in the European Union by 2021, EU officials agreed on Wednesday, as they passed measures to cut plastic use in a bid to reduce marine litter.
Activist investors of Chevron
Corp said on Wednesday they had filed annual meeting resolutions
calling for the oil company to embrace greenhouse gas reductions
and align its operations with the Paris climate agreement.
Elon Musk's SpaceX was poised on
Wednesday to launch a long-delayed navigation satellite for the
U.S. military, trying for a second day to complete its first
designated national security mission for the United States.
Britain's BP has
launched the sale of U.S. oil and gas onshore assets that could
raise more than $3 billion to help pay for other fields in the
United States it bought in October from BHP, industry
and banking sources said.
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