Environment

BERLIN (Reuters) – Owners of older diesel cars in polluted German cities should be able to choose between trade-in incentives and a hardware upgrade for their vehicles, German coalition parties agreed but the car industry swiftly raised objections. FILE PHOTO: Greenpeace environmental activists protest in front of Germany’s Federal Administrative Court before it decides whether
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LONDON (Reuters) – Shareholders in Vedanta Resources, the UK arm of Indian miner Vedanta, on Monday backed the delisting of the company from London, where the miner has faced protests and legal action. FILE PHOTO: Protesters hold plaques outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Britain July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Barbara Lewis/File Photo Volcan Investments,
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – A tsunami caused deaths when it hit a small city on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday after a major quake offshore, collapsing buildings and cutting off power, officials said, although exact casualties were unknown. A paramedic gives treatment to an earthquake survivor outside a hospital in Donggala, Indonesia Sulawesi Island,
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s environment ministry is sticking with its demand that any agreement on how to tackle pollution from diesel vehicles include hardware upgrades, a spokesman for the ministry said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Protests against Germany’s “Dieselgate” in front of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure where ministers and car executives
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CHARLESTON, S.C./RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) – Emergency management officials in Georgetown, South Carolina, were optimistic on Thursday that their port community would see less flooding than previously expected in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Santee Cooper workers check the water levels around an Aqua Dam and pump system built to keep sediment from a coal ash
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LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) – British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will promise on Wednesday to “kickstart a green jobs revolution” by fostering investment in housing, wind and solar energy to bring jobs “to communities held back for too long”. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn attends his party’s conference in Liverpool, Britain, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah
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ZAGREB (Reuters) – With the summer season winding down on Croatia’s Adriatic Sea beaches, environmentalists and diving clubs are turning to the task of clearing plastic waste left behind by locals, tourists and washed up from Albania, Greece or Montenegro. Plastic is seen floating in the Adriatic sea in National Park Kornati, Croatia, May 11,
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LONDON (Reuters) – A beluga whale was spotted on Tuesday near barges in the River Thames near London, hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat, naturalists said. A beluga whale breeches near a buoy on the River Thames near Gravesend east of London, Britain, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville “Can’t believe I’m writing this, no
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LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell pioneered Nigeria’s oil and gas industry and remains a major investor in the West African country. But over the decades it has come under fire over spills in the Delta region and struggles with oil theft, corruption and oil-fueled violence. A view shows the Bonny oil terminal in the
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