More 'Subsidy-Free' Offshore Wind Emerges in Europe

More 'Subsidy-Free' Offshore Wind Emerges in Europe

“Subsidy-free” offshore wind is getting a lot of attention after contracts in Germany and the Netherlands were signed without direct government incentives. However, experts say these zero-subsidy offshore wind farms won’t become the norm anytime soon. Swedish developer Vattenfall won a tender to build up to 750 megawatts of offshore wind capacity in the Netherlands […]

Can You Watch These Celebrity Proposals Without Crying?

Can You Watch These Celebrity Proposals Without Crying?

Everyone loves a good celebrity proposal story — but wouldn’t it be so much better to actually watch your favorite stars pop the question to their loves? (Yes. Yes, it would be.) Thankfully, these stars seem to have been thinking of the little people when they popped the question in public, allowing all of their […]

Nguyen Van Dai: Vietnam jails activist lawyer and five others

Nguyen Van Dai: Vietnam jails activist lawyer and five others

Image copyright AFP Image caption Lawyer Nguyen Van Dai, 48, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison Six prominent Vietnamese activists have received heavy prison sentences on charges of “attempting to overthrow” the country’s communist government. Lawyer Nguyen Van Dai was sentenced to 15 years, while the other defendants were jailed for between seven […]

Cyclist Juli Briskman sues after losing job for Trump insult

Cyclist Juli Briskman sues after losing job for Trump insult

Image copyright AFP/GETTY Image caption Despite losing her job, the 50-year-old says she does not regret “flipping off” the motorcade A US cyclist who was sacked over a viral photo of her making an obscene gesture to President Donald Trump’s motorcade is suing her former employer. Juli Briskman was fired by government contractor Akima LLC […]

Solomon Islands Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Assessment – Final Report, September 2017

Solomon Islands Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Assessment – Final Report, September 2017

Executive Summary Climate change and disaster risk management are issues of high priority to the Solomon Islands Government, given the current and future impacts expected, and the associated risks posed to natural ecosystems such as coastal and marine environments, fisheries, agriculture, water resources, health, biodiversity, infrastructure and industry. Solomon Islands, as a Small Island Developing […]

Alien hunters just got some seriously bad news

Alien hunters just got some seriously bad news

Oftentimes the debate over whether or not we’re alone in the universe boils down to a simple question: How could we be? I mean, with the incredible vastness of the universe and the countless galaxies, stars, planets, and moons out there, it seems like assuming we’re the only ones here would be pretty naive, right? […]

Body of missing CDC worker Timothy Cunningham found nearly 2 months after disappearance

Body of missing CDC worker Timothy Cunningham found nearly 2 months after disappearance

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee has been found dead nearly two months after he mysteriously vanished, authorities said today. The body of Timothy Cunningham, 35, was found Tuesday night in the Chattahoochee River, according to the Atlanta Police Department. Additional information was not immediately available. Atlanta Police DepartmentTimothy Cunningham, 35, a CDC […]

Kyrie Irving won't return this season, including playoffs

Kyrie Irving won't return this season, including playoffs

1:05 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN In the aftermath of left knee surgery, All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs, league sources told ESPN. The Celtics are expected to make an announcement soon, sources said. The Celtics and Irving are evaluating further medical options […]

Some Facebook Quitters Face Technical Obstacles

Some Facebook Quitters Face Technical Obstacles

As frustrations with Facebook Inc. reach a fever pitch following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, some users are having trouble deleting their accounts. The Wall Street Journal has been in touch with more than a dozen Facebook users from across the U.S. and Europe who all encountered the same issue. Specifically, at the confirmation screen that […]