Daily Archives: March 29, 2017

Donald Trump ran for president on the promise of bringing back US coal mining jobs, and set out to do so on Tuesday by signing an executive order that intends to roll back many of his predecessor’s actions against climate change. Ed Crooks, the FT’s US industry and energy editor, explains why the president’s move will not bring coal jobs back to the US economy.

 

Supplies of traditionally popular species have become so depleted through overfishing that commercial fleets — especially the Chinese — are trawling further from home, deeper and wider in the oceans, says Lucy Hornby. This has led to clashes as they impinge on local hunting grounds halfway across the world, Lucy says

 

Helen Margetts, head of the Oxford Internet Institute, talks to the FT’s Madhumita Murgia about fake news, echo chambers, big data and why we need more research to be able to combat the “pathologies” of the internet.