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Investment Groups Vying to Acquire Port of Haifa [Video]

At least four investment groups are vying to acquire the port of Haifa in Israel, with bids expected to be as high as $600 million, Reuters reported, citing unnamed sources. Formal bids by the groups, from Israel, Europe, India and the United Arab Emirates, are set to be proffered by October, according to the report. Ownership of the major port, Israels largest, is expected to be transferred at the beginning of next year.

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Will rich nations pay for the climate ‘loss and damage’ fund? | Counting the Cost [Video]

Wealthy nations have long refused to compensate poor countries struggling to cope with the effects of climate change, fearing legal liability.But after more than three decades, diplomats from approximately 200 nations made a breakthrough at the COP27 summit and agreed to establish a “loss and damage” fund.The deal was a big win for vulnerable nations who bear the brunt of flooding and droughts – despite contributing comparatively far less to the carbon emissions that are causing global warming. We take a look at one of the most contentious issues at this year’s climate summit.Elsewhere, we look at why the UK faces its sharpest fall in living standards on record.Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglishFind us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeeraCheck our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/@AljazeeraEnglish#Aljazeeraenglish#News

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Exploring ways to stay warm this winter as energy costs increase [Video]

Some Connecticut homeowners are exploring new ways to stay warm this winter, with heating costs expected to rise significantly.Eversource and United Illuminating have filed for rate increases that could have you paying about $80 to $85 more each month, starting in January.As families look to stretch their dollars, local landscape construction companies like Torrison Stone and Garden in Durham say they’ve seen more interest in natural stone.The stone veneers can be installed around a fireplace or other places around the home.Learn more about how Connecticut can help with your home heating costs here https://bit.ly/3GFEeNR