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Carrefour Pledges to Support Its French Partner Producers to Help Them Through the Economic Consequences of the Frost

WEBWIRE – Monday, April 19, 2021 A historic frost has ruined – even devastated – agricultural production over hundreds of thousands of hectares of farmland. In view of these dramatic consequences, Carrefour is announcing a series of initiatives designed to support its 4000 partners involved in its Carrefour Quality Line, Reflets de France and Carrefour…

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LG pledges three years of Android software updates despite quitting smartphone business

LG Wing Angela Lang/CNET After announcing plans to shut down its loss-making smartphone business over the weekend, LG Electronics is offering new details on the duration existing customers of premium phones can expect software updates.The South Korean electronics giant pledged Thursday to provide two to three years of software updates for existing customers of premium LG smartphones.…

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Carbon-cutting pledges

UN: Carbon-cutting pledges by countries nowhere near enough

The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what’s needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds. So the U.N.’s climate chief is telling nations to go back and try harder. Most countries — especially top carbon polluters…

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Garland pledges ‘equal justice’ and independence from politics

Merrick Garland’s confirmation process for U.S. attorney general is underway. Mr. Garland has said he will focus on civil rights, confront extremism and domestic terrorism, and restore the Justice Department’s political independence.