International Street Fighter Tournament

Red Bull Kumite Launches Qualifiers Around the World

For the first time ever, Red Bull Kumite is coming to the Philippines! Red Bull Kumite is a showdown between the best Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition players in the world. The tournament is returning for its 4th year on a global stage with the finals taking place in Paris, France.

IEA to launch Medium-Term Coal Market Report

Although it has received less attention than the plunge in oil prices since mid-2014, the drop in coal prices has had a profound impact on global energy markets. Underpinning the weakness in coal prices is the decline in coal consumption in China for the first time this century, while pledges to reduce CO2 emissions made by dozens of countries ahead of the UN climate negotiations in Paris in December 2015 are also providing negative sentiment for coal producers. Partly offsetting the gloom is demand from a few populous emerging economies in Asia – particularly India – and the high odds that coal will remain China’s top energy source for several years to come.

Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding

Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The declaration was a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don’t believe that global warming is real.