Environment

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the country’s power grid operator said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The sun rises behind Fiddlers Ferry coal fired power station near Liverpool, northern England, December 15
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PARIS (Reuters) – Relentless pursuit of economic growth, twinned with the impact of climate change, has put an “unprecedented” one million species at risk of extinction, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the damage done by modern civilization to the natural world. FILE PHOTO: Greenpeace activists demonstrate outside the Palais des Congres
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Young activists pressuring U.S. lawmakers to aggressively tackle climate change and reject fossil fuel company donations got their first major financial boost on Monday from a foundation that wants to “amplify” the Green New Deal movement ahead of the 2020 presidential election. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) greets audiences following
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Climate change activists lock themselves at the gate of the Houses of Parliament during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, Britain May 3, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain’s parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures to fight climate change after weeks
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LONDON (Reuters) – A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can force politicians to listen. FILE PHOTO: A climate change activist with her body painted demonstrates around Parliament Square during the Extinction Rebellion protest in
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PEMBA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Headmaster Ernesto Parivos waits in his teacher training college in north Mozambique, watching for any signs that flood waters have eased as food supplies dwindle. FILE PHOTO: Residents wade through a flooded road in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth in Pemba, Mozambique, April 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo Cyclone Kenneth barreled
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LONDON (Reuters) – After paralyzing parts of London, the co-founder of environmental group Extinction Rebellion has a message for the world: We’ve only just begun. Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion group, Gail Bradbrook reacts during an interview with journalists at the Extinction Rebellion offices in London, Britain, April 26, 2019. Picture taken April 26, 2019.
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