Environment

A policeman stands on a bridge as temples and houses are seen submerged in the waters of overflowing river Godavari after heavy rainfall in Nashik, India, August 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas MUMBAI (Reuters) – Hundreds of passengers were stuck in India’s financial capital, Mumbai, and nearby towns on Monday after two days of heavy rain
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation’s disaster agency said on Saturday. A woman is seen inside her house damaged after an earthquake hit in Pandeglang, Banten province, Indonesia, August 3, 2019. Antara Foto/Asep
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FILE PHOTO: The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery is shown following a recent fire that caused significant damage to the complex, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Laila Kearney/File Photo (Reuters) – Philadelphia Energy Solutions was expected to report to government officials on Friday that the toxic chemical hydrofluoric acid may have been released
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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro reacts during a news conference at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, he would be fired, underlining how growing international pressure to protect
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U.S. President Donald Trump stands outside the Oval Office after welcoming Mongolia’s President Khaltmaagiin Battulga at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia’s Siberia, the
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MUNICH (Reuters) – German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had filed charges against former Audi (NSUG.DE) Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) emissions test cheating scandal. FILE PHOTO: Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrives to the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Ingolstadt, Germany May 9, 2018. REUTERS/Michael Dalder
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People sit on the beach and play in the sea during hot summer weather in Brighton, Britain, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain recorded its highest-ever temperature of 38.7 Celsius (101.7 Fahrenheit) in Cambridge on July 25, the country’s national weather service said on Monday, confirming an earlier provisional reading. The temperature
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(Reuters) – Trump administration infighting is holding up approval of the first major U.S. offshore wind energy project, with agencies sparring over whether the proposal does enough to protect the fishing industry, according to interviews and agency documents. FILE PHOTO: Power-generating windmill turbines are pictured at sunset at a wind park in Fins near Cambrai,
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