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The former chief of China’s biggest oil firm has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for accepting bribes. [BBC]

Around 70% of Americans believe in the science behind global warming – the highest level of acceptance in the US since 2008, according to a new survey. [The Guardian]

Global oil prices have bottomed out with signs of a recovery in 2016, according to Qatar’s Energy Minister Mohammed Al Sada. [Bloomberg]