Environment

Extinction Rebellion members lie on the ground, covered in fake crude oil, to protest an exhibition sponsored by BP at The National Portrait Gallery in London, Britain October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Visitors to a London portrait gallery were treated to an impromptu performance on Sunday when three semi-naked climate activists were
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FILE PHOTO: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, U.S.,September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund is examining the impact of climate on the world’s financial markets and whether it is priced into market valuations, the head of the global lender’s markets
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EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) – Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg joined thousands of protesters marching in Canada’s energy heartland Alberta on Friday, as a smaller counter-rally led by a truck convoy of oil and gas workers also converged on the provincial capital Edmonton. A crowd of several thousand led by indigenous drummers with students, young people
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The European Union, China, India and several other countries teamed up on Friday to coordinate rules and standards for trillions of dollars of private and public “green” investment needed over decades to prevent irreversible climate change. FILE PHOTO: An attendant walks past EU and China flags ahead of the EU-China High-level Economic
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s prime minister visited communities on Thursday that were hit by a powerful typhoon, while the government said it was postponing a parade for Emperor Naruhito’s formal enthronement next week because of the disaster. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks attends the conference Communication Connecting Europe and Asia, in Brussels, Belgium September
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Burned vehicles smoulder after wildfires swept through Damour, south of Beirut, Lebanon October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir BEIRUT (Reuters) – Wildfires that have swept across Lebanon since Monday have burned swathes of the country’s forest and killed at least one person, prompting Beirut to deploy water cannon and call on its neighbors for help. The
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Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook, sits atop the doorway into the Department of Transport, during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, Britain, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain’s transport ministry in central London on Tuesday to protest
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LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change activists targeted BlackRock, the world’s biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that the world’s major financial institutions stop funding what they describe as a looming environmental catastrophe. Protester hold a banner as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London,
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires “unacceptable”, as gale-force winds and dry weather posed a critical fire threat to the north of the state. Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) has imposed unprecedented shut-offs that left more than 730,000 homes
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India, one of the world’s biggest agricultural producers, experienced its heaviest monsoon rains in 25 years this year. FILE PHOTO: People wade through a flooded road to collect drinking water in Howrah district, West Bengal, India August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri While rain would normally cheer the agricultural heartland, the monsoon
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