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A visitor (R) learns about huaneng’s high-temperature gas-cooled reactor model at the China International Nuclear Power Industry and Equipment Exhibition 2021 in Yantai, Shandong Province, China, Oct. 19, 2021. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images Nuclear power could be a dominant player in the next-generation clean energy landscape, but that will require concerted
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With more than 19,000 virtual currencies in existence, the cryptocurrency industry has likened the current state of the market to the early years of the internet. Industry players said however that most of these coins will collapse. Nurphoto | Getty Images Digital asset brokerage Voyager Digital has paused all customer trading, deposits, withdrawals and loyalty
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‘Bitcoin Family’ opens a bitcoin beach bar in Lagos, Portugal Didi Taihuttu The “Bitcoin Family” is down more than $1 million on their bitcoin investment since the world’s most popular digital coin peaked at around $69,000 in Nov. 2021 — but patriarch Didi Taihuttu is as bullish as ever. “I’m buying bitcoin daily,” Taihuttu told
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Steam rises from the cooling towers of the coal-fired power plant at Duke Energy’s Crystal River Energy Complex in Crystal River, Florida, U.S., March 26, 2021. Dane Rhys | Reuters On Thursday, the Supreme Court changed the rules of the game in the race to limit global warming by constricting the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority
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Bitcoin just finished its worst month since May 2021, losing more than 38% of its value in June, as of Thursday afternoon. Ether, the world’s second biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, ended the same period down by about 47%. Though weakness in the digital assets sector is part of a broader flight from risk, confidence in the crypto market,
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation seal is seen at FBI headquarters. Yuri Gripas | Reuters WASHINGTON — The FBI on Thursday added Dr. Ruja Ignatova, the self-proclaimed ‘Cryptoqueen,’ to its list of Ten Most Wanted fugitives, and is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to her arrest. Ignatova, the founder of a cryptocurrency called OneCoin that
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A pedestrian uses an umbrella to get some relief from the sun as she walks past a sign displaying the temperature on June 20, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph Freso | Getty Images Summer’s here, and it’s a hot one.  Forecasts from the Farmers’ Almanac, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and The Weather Company
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AscentXmedia / Getty Record high inflation and gas prices have many Americans hoping for financial relief. And in California, that’s exactly what approximately 23 million residents stand to get, thanks to the state’s new budget deal, which is slated to give qualifying taxpayers new direct payments. Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democratic legislative leaders
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In this article CG Much of the U.S. market focus has been on the Federal Reserve’s more aggressive interest rate hikes as a reason to fear recession. But Carlyle Group co-founder and co-chairman David Rubenstein, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, says the economy’s path may be beyond the central bank’s control, and two other global
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In this article XOM Exxon Mobil CEO Darren Woods warns that an abrupt transition to renewable energy will cause society to “pay a high price.” The national average price for a gallon of gasoline is currently nearly $5, causing strife for all drivers, according to AAA. In an interview with CNBC’s David Faber, Woods cautioned
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