Governor Wolf Orders PA Flags To Be Lowered to Half-Staff at Capitol Complex and Dauphin County

first_imgGovernor Wolf Orders PA Flags To Be Lowered to Half-Staff at Capitol Complex and Dauphin County November 06, 2015 SHARE Email Facebook Twittercenter_img Flag Order Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Dauphin County lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Monday, November 9, 2015.  This is in honor of U.S. Army Corporal Martin King, a soldier from Tower City who went missing 65 years ago during the Korean War.  His remains were recently identified and are being returned home on Saturday, November 7.  Burial will be with full military honors at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery on Monday, November 9.All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolflast_img

World Bank Cuts Its Support for Oil and Gas

first_imgWorld Bank Group (WBG), a global multilateral development institution, said it will no longer finance upstream oil and gas, after 2019. The announcement was made during a One Planet Summit on Tuesday by WBG president Jim Yong Kim.The WBG is focusing its support to developing countries for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s goals.According to WBG, only in exceptional circumstances, consideration will be given to financing upstream gas in the poorest countries where there is a clear benefit in terms of energy access for the poor and the project fits within the countries’ Paris Agreement commitments.The WBG is on track to meet its target of 28% of its lending going to climate action by 2020 and to meeting the goals of its Climate Change Action Plan – developed following the Paris Agreement.last_img