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Filings for unemployment insurance claims totaled 1.877 million last week in a sign both that the worst is over for the coronavirus-related jobs crisis but that the level of unemployment remains stubbornly high. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 1.775 million new claims. The total nevertheless represented a decline from the previous …

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nano One Materials Corp. (TSX-V: NNO) (OTC-Nasdaq Intl Designation: NNOMF) (Frankfurt: LBMB). Highlights Engineering report to help advance commercial adoption of Nano One LFP technology Enhanced design specifications, tighter budgetary estimates and improved economics   Rising global enthusiasm for LFP with auto companies announcing 600 km …

First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 2.1 million last week, the lowest total since the coronavirus crisis began though indicative that a historically high number of Americans remain separated from their jobs. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 2.05 million. The total represented a decrease of 323,000 from the previous week’s upwardly …

Biodiversity is critically important to human health, economies and livelihoods. Humans have caused the loss of 83% of all wild animals and half of all plants. To mark the International Day for Biodiversity, here are five reasons why biodiversity matters to humans – and why we need to protect it. Biodiversity is critically important – …

RICHLAND, Wash. — A technology developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory could pave the way for increased fuel economy and lower greenhouse gas emissions as part of an octane-on-demand fuel-delivery system. Designed to work with a car’s existing fuel, the onboard separation technology is the first to use …

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers his work report during the opening session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 22, 2020. LEO RAMIREZ | AFP via Getty Images BEIJING — China made a rare decision not to set a target for its economic growth for 2020 …

The National Farmers’ Federation welcomes the Government’s Technology Investment Roadmap discussion paper released today. “Research and development and the ability to innovate and develop new technologies across the economy will shape our capacity to transition to a low emissions future,” NFF CEO Tony Mahar said. “The report rightly seeks to have all options on the …

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday (May 17) provided a tranche-wise break up of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to boost the economy in view of the coronavirus crisis. Here is the summary of all the announcements so far, totaling over Rs 20 lakh …

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday (May 17) outlined the final tranche of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to boost economy in the view of coronavirus crisis.  Beginning her press briefing, she said “As a nation, we stand at a very crucial juncture. Such …

The inaugural National Meeting of Digital Economy and Technology Ministers took place via video conference today. Ministers noted this meeting presented a unique opportunity to collectively lift the digital capability of Australian business, and contribute to making Australia a world leading digital economy by 2030. The meeting was convened by Commonwealth Minister for Industry, Science …