By Seth Borenstein AP Science Writer Washington — Pollution typically declines during a recession. Not this time. Despite a global economic slump, worldwide carbon dioxide pollution jumped 2 percent last year, most of the increase coming from China, according to ...Read More »
Toby Sterling AP Writer aachen, germany — Someday, ceilings and walls might radiate light, illuminating indoor spaces as brightly and evenly as natural daylight. Though that possibility remains years off, the Dutch electronics company Philips is letting people tinker with ...
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David Rising AP Writer Berlin — Business confidence in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, dropped to a new all-time low in June but expectations for the future continued to improve, a closely watched survey showed Monday. The Munich-based Ifo institute’s business ...Read More »
PATRICK McGROARTY AP Writer Berlin (AP) — German business confidence rose less than expected in May as sluggish demand weighed on construction and manufacturing, but the six-month outlook improved. The Munich-based Ifo institute’s business climate index increased to 84.2 points ...Read More »