03.08. For the first time in decades, global coal-fired power generation declined in the first half of 2020. The decline is due to Europe, while China, by contrast, increases production - a report by environmental organizations Global Coal Plant Trackers and Global Energy Monitor.
03.08. The Ternopil City Council expresses its strong opposition to the inclusion of the city in the red quarantine zone. The corresponding decision was made at an extraordinary session of the council. In the first half of the year, the city lost 100 million hryvnia.
03.08. Microsoft has announced that it is negotiating the purchase of the US branch of the TikTok service. The news came amid a readiness by US authorities to ban the Chinese application from operating in the United States.