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Sturgeon to reject Osborne's budget boost for higher earners in Scotland 17.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

First minister expected to ditch chancellor’s income tax changes when Scotland’s tax powers take effect next year

Nicola Sturgeon is expected to reject George Osborne’s income tax boost for higher earners when Scotland’s new tax powers come into force next year, to avoid further spending cuts.

The first minister is due to set out the Scottish National party’s tax plans in the coming week before campaigning for May’s Holyrood elections formally starts, with the £14bn worth of new tax and welfare powers already emerging as dominant topics.

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Trees adapt to higher temperatures, limiting global warming impact | Reuters 17.3.2016 FirstPost: World

OSLO Trees can adapt to rising temperatures and limit their natural emissions of greenhouse gases, according to a study published on Wednesday that suggests plants may have a smaller than expected role in stoking man-made global warming. Trees, plants, people and other animals produce carbon dioxide as a waste product from burning energy

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Oil price plunge 'will lead to £1bn burden on taxpayers' 17.3.2016 Guardian: Environment

George Osborne introduces budget measures to help North Sea industry which is forecast to make losses until at least 2021

The North Sea oil industry, once a huge moneyspinner for the Treasury, is set to become a £1bn burden for the taxpayer next year as the plunging crude price hits revenues.

Related: The Guardian view on the budget: a poorer country, a diminished chancellor | Editorial

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Euro rallies, stocks rise after dovish Fed statement | Reuters 17.3.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

NEW YORK Stocks in major markets rose on Wednesday, led by Wall Street, and the U.S. dollar weakened after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady while lowering expectations for the number of rate hikes this year.

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European stocks end steady before Fed policy decision 17.3.2016 Sify Finance
* Firmer oil prices lift shares of energy companies
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Japan's Inpex to cut Indonesian workforce by 40 pct - regulator 17.3.2016 Sify Finance
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Japanese oil and gas firm Inpex Corp will delay sanctioning its Masela Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Indonesia by at least two years, the Indonesian energy
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Japan’s Inpex to cut Indonesian workforce by 40 pct – regulator | Reuters 17.3.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

JAKARTA Japanese oil and gas firm Inpex Corp will delay sanctioning its Masela Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Indonesia by at least two years, the Indonesian energy regulator said in a written statement on Wednesday. As a result of the delays to a government decision on whether the project should go ahead as an offshore facility or be moved onshore, the company plans to reduce its Indonesian workforce by at least 40 percent, said Amien Sunaryadi, chairman of the regulator, SKK Migas.

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Universities to go green: UGC 16.3.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Universities to go green: UGC
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Pakistan, Turkmenistan sign accord to curb terror financing 16.3.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, March 16 : Pakistan and Turkmenistan on Wednesday signed agreements including one on financial intelligence to curb money laundering and terrorism financing, officials said.
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Pakistan, Turkmenistan sign accord to curb terror financing 16.3.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Pakistan and Turkmenistan on Wednesday signed agreements including one on financial intelligence to curb money laundering and terrorism financing, officials said.
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A 'budget for the next generation' can't ignore climate change 16.3.2016 Guardian: Environment
‘We’re not afraid to put the next generation first,’ said George Osborne. But his lack of action in the face of global warming indicates the opposite “Doing the right thing for the next generation is what the government and this budget is about,” chancellor George Osborne told parliament on Wednesday. “I am not prepared to look back at my time here in this parliament, doing this job and say to my children’s generation: I’m sorry. We knew there was a problem … but we ducked the difficult decisions and we did nothing.” However, despite rising global temperatures now shattering all records , the issue of climate change did not get a single mention in his speech. Worse than the missing words, the budget did almost nothing to support the clean energy economy the UK needs to develop for the 21st century, and did a lot to block ...
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Oil prices could test $20 per barrel: Vandana Hari 16.3.2016 Latest News
Interview with Asia editorial director at Platts
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Surge in renewable energy stalls world greenhouse gas emissions 16.3.2016 Guardian: Environment

Falling coal use in China and the US and a shift towards renewable energy globally saw energy emissions level for the second year running, says IEA

Falling coal use in China and the US and a worldwide shift towards renewable energy have kept greenhouse gas emissions level for a second year running, one of the world’s leading energy analysts has said.

Preliminary data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) showed that carbon dioxide emissions from the energy sector have levelled off at 32.1bn tonnes even as the global economy grew over 3% .

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India signs big energy deals with Russia’s Rosneft 16.3.2016 TOI: India Business
Indian state oil companies inked multibillion-dollar energy deals with Russia's Rosneft to buy into its most promising Siberia assets, stepping up a drive to cut India's dependence on imports. The Indian PSUs will now have almost 50% stake in Vankor oil field and buy about 30% of Taas-Yuriakh field.
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IOC, OIL, BPRL to buy 29.9% stake in Russian oil field for $1.3 bn 16.3.2016 Latest News
The Taas-Yuriah oilfield has proven reserves of 137 million tonnes and output will reach 100,000 bpd in two years.
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Ishan Bakshi: Expect an uptick, not a big leap 16.3.2016 Latest News
With public sector capex likely to increase marginally and private sector data looking sombre, investments will only inch upwards. There is little chance of a sharp recovery in the figures next fiscal
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British Gas owner Centrica's CEO earns £3m in his first year 16.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Energy boss receives £580,000 bonus and £600,000 ‘recruitment award’ despite fall in underlying profits and 4,000 job losses

Iain Conn, the chief executive of British Gas’s owner Centrica, earned £3m in his first 12 months despite overseeing a fall in underlying profits and making thousands of job cuts.

The energy boss received a £580,000 bonus and a £600,000 “recruitment award” as well as a basic salary of £925,000.

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IOC, OIL, BPRL to buy Russian oil field for $1.3 bn 16.3.2016 News
The Taas-Yuriah oilfield has proven reserves of 137 million tonnes and output will reach 100,000 bpd in two years.
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Petrol price up Rs 3.07, diesel by Rs 1.90 a litre 16.3.2016 News
OMCs want to align domestic rates of automobile fuels with global benchmarks
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European stocks turn lower before Fed policy decision 16.3.2016 Sify Finance
* Firmer oil prices lift shares of energy companies
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