Environment

Residents receive treatment at a temporary shelter outside Dr. M. Haulussy hospital following the earthquake in Ambon, Maluku province, Indonesia, September 26, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Picture taken September 26, 2019 Antara Foto/Izaac Mulyawan/ via REUTERS JAKARTA (Reuters) – The death toll from a strong earthquake in Indonesia’s eastern province of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nine U.S. environmental groups sued the U.S. Transportation Department on Friday over its effort to bar California from setting tailpipe emissions and electric vehicle requirements. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump heads to the Marine One helicopter to depart the White House on his way to address the Conservative Political Action Conference
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Tar slicks are seen on Boa Viagem beach in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Diego Nigro SAO PAULO (Reuters) – An oil spill has contaminated beaches and coastline across eight Brazilian states, the country’s environment agency said on Friday, although authorities are still stumped as to its origin. Environmental agency Ibama said that
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People paint their faces during a protest to demand action on climate change in Lisbon, Portugal, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante LISBON (Reuters) – Portuguese police removed hundreds of climate change activists, mainly from the Extinction Rebellion group, from one of Lisbon’s main streets on Friday evening after a peaceful demonstration earlier in the day.
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MONTREAL (Reuters) – Teenage activist Greta Thunberg hit back at critics including U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday before she marched in a climate strike in Montreal, saying their mockery of children shows her message has become “too loud to handle”. Climate change teen activist Greta Thunberg walks ahead of her speech before joining a
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MONTREAL (Reuters) – Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who inspired a “flight-shaming” movement against air travel, is spearheading a climate change strike on Friday in Montreal where U.N. aviation leaders are gathering to debate plane emission targets. FILE PHOTO: 16-year-old Swedish Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N.
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted some refineries full waivers from the nation’s biofuels regulation for the 2018 compliance year, even though the Department of Energy had recommended partial exemptions for those facilities, according to an EPA memo seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday criticized the location of Constellation Brands Inc’s planned brewery in the northern border city of Mexicali, in the latest swipe at a major investment agreed before he took power. FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks on from a balcony during
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FILE PHOTO: Head of The Social Democrat, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, delivers her opening speech at the Social Democratic Congress in Aalborg, Denmark, September 14, 2019. Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danish pension funds plan to invest more than $50 billion in green assets to fight climate change, they said in a statement
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LONDON (Reuters) – Financial markets risk major disruptions by relying on business-as-usual forecasts that underestimate the impact of climate-change policies that are expected to abruptly tighten next decade, a leading group of investors has warned. FILE PHOTO: A small skiff motors past an iceberg in the open ocean near Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas
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CONCEPCION, Bolivia (Reuters) – Bolivian volunteer firefighters, exhausted from battling blazes sweeping rapidly across the country’s lowlands, are starting to lose hope and retreat from the front lines of some infernos in the drought-stricken region. FILE PHOTO – A man works to stop wildfires in Santa Monica near Concepcion, Bolivia, September 21, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Destroyed cars stand next to a damaged building after an earthquake in Tirana, Albania, September 21, 2019. REUTERS/Florion Goga TIRANA (Reuters) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on Saturday, rocking buildings there and in the capital Tirana and sending
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action. Young people protest outside of the San Francisco Federal Building during a Climate
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