KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global warming, a study showed on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Boats are seen on the dried lake Poopo affected by climate change, in the Oruro Department, Bolivia, September 1, 2017. REUTERS/David Mercado
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union failed on Tuesday to reach a compromise over how sharply to curb carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans as car-producing countries and more environmentally conscious lawmakers could not find a compromise. FILE PHOTO: Cars and trucks are stuck in a traffic jam near Irschenberg, Germany, March 29, 2018.
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Protesters disturbed a U.S.-sponsored event promoting fossil fuels on the sidelines of U.N. climate change talks on Monday, saying attempts to rebrand coal as a potentially “clean” energy source were misleading. Environmental activist protests against fossil fuel in front of the the venue of the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018
SHIMONOSEKI, JAPAN (Reuters) – The road, hemmed in on one side by empty warehouses and the other by a concrete seawall, ends abruptly in a desolate parking lot. Men step out of their cars and into the darkness, then slip behind the sliding doors of a warehouse. Inside, they huddle under floodlights and wait. A
LONDON (Reuters) – Global investors managing $32 trillion in assets have called on governments to accelerate steps to combat climate change, as policymakers meet for talks at a United Nations conference in Poland. FILE PHOTO: Smoke and steam billows from Belchatow Power Station, Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant operated by PGE Group, near Belchatow, Poland
By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda FILE PHOTO: The logo of an electric car is painted on the road during the opening ceremony of the first Latin American public charging station, at Santiago, April 20, 2011. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A massive cargo ship docked in the Chilean port of San Antonio at the
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Half-way through talks to breathe life into the Paris climate deal negotiators haggled over how to share the cost of curbing global warming and struggled to bridge deep political divides. FILE PHOTO: Participants take part in the plenary session during COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 4,
FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind a chimney of a steel mill in Tangshan, Hebei province February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top steelmaking city Tangshan told steel mills and other industrial plants on Saturday to make additional output cuts on top of those already ordered during the winter heating season.
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change are nearing the end of a first week in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the Silesian mining district. Environmental activists hold placards during a “Climate Is Health” protest during the COP24 U.N.
(Reuters) – The governor of North Carolina declared a state of emergency on Friday as a major winter storm already drenching the southern plains states was expected to slam the southeast with snow and sleet this weekend. FILE PHOTO: North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper takes part in the “Curbing the Opioid Epidemic” session at the
FILE PHOTO: A empty price board with zeros indicates that no gas is available at a Total petrol station, as a more than two-week long yellow vest protest over fuel tax hikes impacts fuel reserves and distribution, in Nantes, France, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil environmental regulator Ibama said
FILE PHOTO: An adult male mountain lion known as P-64, walks through a tunnel heading south in this National Park Service photo captured near the Santa Monica Mountains, California, U.S., May 22, 2018. Courtesy National Park Service/Handout via REUTERS LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Southern California mountain lion that crossed freeways dozens of times, evading
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change are nearing the end of a first week in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the Silesian mining district. The city centre of Katowice is pictured during the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference
FILE PHOTO: The Canyon Fire burns hillsides in Corona, California, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot (Reuters) – A California utility informed regulators on Thursday that it was investigating whether a devastating wildfire near Malibu last month may have been caused by contact between a wire that provides pole support and a live wire. Southern California
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s toxic air claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017, or 12.5 percent of total deaths recorded that year, according to a study published in Lancet Planetary Health on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks in front of India’s presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change have begun in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the Silesian mining district. The city centre of Katowice is pictured during the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 5,
(Reuters) – Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise nearly 3 percent this year due to continued fossil fuel use, scientists said on Wednesday, dashing hopes that an increase in 2017 was temporary after two years of slowdown. FILE PHOTO: Smoke rising from a family house in Bedzin, near Katowice, Poland, December 5, 2018.
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change have begun in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the Silesian mining district. Participants take part in the plenary session during COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 4, 2018.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Maersk, the world’s biggest container shipper, aims to be carbon neutral by 2050, in a challenge to the rest of the world’s fossil fuel-dependent fleet. FILE PHOTO: Children play in the sea at New Brighton as the Maersk Line container ship Maersk Sentosa is helped by tugs as it navigates the River
FILE PHOTO: Coal sits in train cars on tracks in Grundy, Virginia, U.S., May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a plan to eliminate an Obama-era climate change regulation on coal-fired power plants on Thursday, making it easier to build new plants, the New York
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Norway will pay Brazil $70 million for reducing deforestation in the Amazon in 2017, but is concerned over a more recent surge in destruction of the world’s largest tropical rainforest, according to a Norwegian government statement. FILE PHOTO: Trees grow in the Amazon forest in Apui, in the southern region of the
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the landmark Paris 2015 deal on climate change have begun in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the Silesian mining district. General view during the opening of COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper
KATOWICE, Poland,(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is “out on a limb” in his attitude to climate change as nearly every other government, as well as an angry younger generation, are demanding action, British naturalist David Attenborough said on Monday at U.N. climate talks in Poland. World renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough delivers the “People’s
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A small Indian non-profit funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will not be allowed to carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after it failed to disclose its funding, according to a city government official and a memo seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: S.K. Arora, chief tobacco control officer of Delhi’s stae goverment,
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Political leaders on Monday began arriving in the Polish coal city of Katowice where two weeks of talks have begun to revive the landmark Paris 2015 deal on climate change as dire warnings mount about a lack of action. A participant’s shilouette is seen during the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference
KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Delegates from nearly 200 nations on Sunday began two weeks of talks to tackle deep political divisions at the most important U.N. meeting on global warming since the landmark 2015 Paris deal to shift away from fossil fuels. Delegates arrive for the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland
People take part in a march called “Claim the Climate” demanding Belgian authorities to take action during the CAP24, in Brussels, Belgium December 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francois BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people marched peacefully on Sunday in Brussels urging governments to respect commitments on countering climate change as a United Nations conference on
PARIS (Reuters) – When Emmanuel Macron rose to power, he put the environment at the heart of his agenda. Eighteen months later, anger over those policies has stoked protests that are a huge challenge for the French president. FILE PHOTO: Protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers’ protest against higher diesel taxes,
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Aftershocks from Friday’s powerful Alaskan earthquake continued to pound the area around Anchorage on Saturday, as workers strove to repair a buckled freeway and residents began cleaning up damage around their homes and businesses. A stranded vehicle is pulled out of a collapsed section of roadway near the airport after an
FILE PHOTO: Vehicles are seen as heavy smog blankets China’s capital in Beijing, China November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A total of 79 Chinese cities have triggered air pollution alerts as severe winter smog covers wide swaths of the country, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. As of Nov. 30,