Climate sceptic to head environment agency as Trump fills out cabinet

Climate sceptic to head environment agency as Trump fills out cabinet

Donald Trump on Wednesday picked a fossil fuel industry defender as his top environmental official, a retired general as homeland security chief and Iowa’s governor as US ambassador to China in choices at odds with some of his recent pronouncements. Trump, continuing to build his Cabinet as he prepares to take office on Jan. 20, […]

Ratings agency Moody’s assigns UK a negative credit outlook

Ratings agency Moody’s assigns UK a negative credit outlook

Ratings agency Moody’s said Britain’s creditworthiness was now at greater risk after voting to leave the European Union, as the country would face substantial challenges to successfully negotiate its exit from the bloc. Moody’s assigned a negative outlook to its ‘Aa1’ rating for British government debt after a Thursday referendum showed that a clear majority […]