Environment

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz departs at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Young WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has ended talks with California over federal plans to roll back fuel economy rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the White House said
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is readying a presidential panel that would question U.S. military and intelligence reports showing human-driven climate change poses risks to national security, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Damage caused by Hurricane Michael at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, U.S., Oct. 16, 2018. REUTERS/Terray
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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya set the stage for the country’s first green bond with new rules on Wednesday, part of efforts to diversify its capital markets. FILE PHOTO: Geoffrey Odundo, Chief Executive of the Nairobi Securities Exchange, speaks during a Reuters interview at the Nairobi Securities Exchange in Nairobi, Kenya September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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People take part in a “youth strike for climate change” demonstration in London, Britain February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of British children marched out of lessons on Friday to demand action on climate change, earning a mild rebuke from the prime minister’s office for disrupting classes, but praise from the energy
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FILE PHOTO: Tap water flows out of a faucet in New York June 14, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will announce on Thursdays limits on how much toxic chemicals from cookware and carpeting are allowed in drinking water. The agency will announce a plan to control a group
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian environmental groups on Tuesday blasted President Jair Bolsonaro’s environment minister after he dismissed the murdered Amazon rain forest defender Chico Mendes as “irrelevant.” Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles attends a conference on indigenous rights organized by the prosecutor’s office in Brasilia, Brazil January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado “I don’t know
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ABIDJAN (Reuters) – More downpours are needed to strengthen Ivory Coast’s April-to-September cocoa mid-crop despite above-average rains in most growing regions last week, farmers said. FILE PHOTO: A farmer is seen at his cocoa plantation in Toumodi, Ivory Coast October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon/File Photo Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, is in the
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s largest fertilizer maker and its biggest listed cattle farmer on Monday warned investors of sizeable losses stemming from floods that engulfed parts of Queensland state, as receding water began to reveal the scale of damage. FILE PHOTO – The Incitec Pivot company fertilizer and explosive chemical plant is pictured at sunset
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