Daily Archives: November 30, 2019

Coal phaseout brings tough choices to Germany

Published on Nov 30, 2019
In Germany, an ancient forest has become a symbol of the climate movement.

Environmentalists are at odds with a German coal company, which is trying to clear the land. But, with nearly 40 percent of the nation’s electricity coming from coal, it will take years to phase it out as a source of energy. CGTN’s Guy Henderson reports.

Climate Change Protesters Block Black Friday Sales in Germany

Published on Nov 30, 2019
Friday For Future protesters took on the Black Friday theme in Frankurt, Friday, November 29, demonstrating in the main shopping precinct and trying to block access to departments stores. Youths carrying banners reading “There is no planet B” protested in front of some of Germany’s biggest chain stores as shoppers walked past, carrying televisions and bags full of goods they had bought in the Black Friday sales. (Reuters)

Donald Trump Ethics Chief Resigns Sooner Than Most | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

Published on Nov 28, 2017
Controversy surrounding Trump’s business empire grows. Former White House Ethics Chief Richard Painter on Trump’s financial secrecy and conflicts of interest. Hotels in Panama, and Toronto are ditching the Trump name. Painter says Congress needs to “get off their behind” and find out where Trump’s financial interests lie.

‘Devastating Loss’: Judge Orders WH Counsel To Testify Before Congress Amid Ukraine Scandal | MSNBC

Published on Nov 25, 2019
After defying subpoenas to testify before Congress, a federal judge has decided former White House Counsel Don McGahn must testify before Congress. Former Acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal argues the highly anticipated ruling is a “a complete win for Nancy Pelosi and the House of Representatives, and a very devastating loss for the President.” Aired on 11/25/19.

Black Friday | Many big bargains but also one HUGE carbon footprint

Published on Nov 30, 2019
After the traditional Thanksgiving feast, many Americans might feel a need to go exercise and burn off the extra weight: millions of shoppers across the world queued up for hours to get the best deals during the retail fest known as Black Friday. But despite being billed as a bargain extravaganza, the event has a dirty secret.

Malta PM Joseph Muscat ‘plans to resign’ over murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Published on Nov 30, 2019
Protesters blocked roads in Malta on Friday to demand Muscat’s resignation, holding placards reading “assassins” and “blood is on your hands”.…

Malta prosecutors charge businessman in 2017 murder of journalist

Published on Nov 30, 2019
One of Malta’s wealthiest men, Yorgen Fenech, was charged in a Valletta court on Saturday with complicity to murder in the car bomb killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017.