Truss, Johnson Join Rebellion Against Sunak for Onshore Wind

Wind turbines on the Bradwell Wind Farm, near to the decomissioned Bradwell nuclear power station, site of the planned Bradwell B project, in Bradwell-on-Sea, U.K., on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. British regulators approved a Chinese-designed nuclear reactor that could be used at the plant in southeast England being developed by China General Nuclear Power Corp. … Read more

Iran’s World Cup Team Shuns National Anthem to Back Protests

At other sporting events, Iranian teams have also taken a stand. The men’s water polo team refused to sing during the Islamic Republic’s anthem at an event on Nov. 8. Iranian sportswomen have competed unveiled at international tournaments, for the first time in decades, drawing the ire of authorities. 

Musk’s Twitter Fix-It Team Fades Out as Billionaire Says Transition Is Almost Done

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk told a court in Delaware on Wednesday that his reorganization of Twitter Inc. is almost done, and he’ll spend less time on the company by the end of next week. The team of lieutenants he assembled to help with the transition is already inching toward the door.  The group of trusted advisers that were by … Read more

Musk Summons Twitter Software Engineers to Friday Meeting

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., arrives at court during the SolarCity trial in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Musk was cool but combative as he testified in a Delaware courtroom that Tesla’s more than $2 billion acquisition of SolarCity in 2016 wasn’t a bailout of the struggling solar provider.

Musk Claims No Role in Setting His $55 Billion Pay Deal at Tesla

However, court filings in the case show the entrepreneur was asked in a text by his friend Ira Ehrenpreis, a Tesla board member, on April 8, 2017, about how to structure his future compensation. Musk replied that he should end up “owning 10 percent of the company” in a performance plan built around a progression … Read more

G-20 Provides Momentum on Key Climate Goal as Talks Near Climax

G-20 leaders meeting in Bali, Indonesia agreed to pursue the target laid out in the landmark Paris Agreement in 2015, even as the energy crunch triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatened to undermine it. That’s giving hope that it will inject much-needed momentum as the climate conference in Egypt enters its final days.

As Tech Industry Cuts Jobs, These Are Some of the Worst Ways to Get Fired

Twitter Inc.’s mass layoffs have shocked onlookers and insiders alike, but it’s not the first company — and won’t be the last — to be seen as bungling the messy business of sacking staff. Since billionaire Elon Musk bought the social media platform for $44 billion, he fired close to 3,700 people, only to reach out to dozens soon thereafter to ask them … Read more