Climate change takes toll on oceans, ice: UN report

Climate change takes toll on oceans, ice: UN report

Humanity should brace for blowback from oceans and frozen zones increasingly addled by climate change, a major UN report will warn. Loading the atmosphere with CO2 and greenhouse gases has spawned a host of consequences, starting with irreversible sea-level rise,...
Tokyo stocks open higher helped by cheap yen

Tokyo stocks open higher helped by cheap yen

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday as investors took heart from a relatively cheaper yen, with relief prevailing after key central bank meetings ended without causing major marketdisruptions. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.27 percent or 59.84 points at...