Environment

LONDON (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP’s London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world’s biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business. Greenpeace activists scale the BP headquarters after installing barricades, made of containers, blocking the entrance at St James Square, London, Britain
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FILE PHOTO: Fishermen travel down the Yellow River to cast their net on the northern outskirts of Zhengzhou, Henan province, China, February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Pollution increased in some of China’s major lakes, rivers and reservoirs in the first quarter even though the country’s overall water quality improved, the official
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FILE PHOTO: Banca D’Italia (Bank of Italy) sign is seen in downtown Rome, Italy, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi ROME (Reuters) – The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles gestures during a meeting with a Senate committee in Brasilia,
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FILE PHOTO: The Delivery Hero headquarters is pictured in Berlin, Germany, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – German food delivery company Delivery Hero on Thursday announced an investment in biodegradable packaging manufacturer Bio-Lutions as governments and companies around the world seek to reduce plastic waste. Hamburg-based company Bio-Lutions International AG produces disposable tableware
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MILDURA, Australia (Reuters) – A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia’s hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday’s election. The drought-affected Darling River sits well below its banks at Pooncarie, a town in outback western New South Wales, Australia April 25, 2019. Picture taken
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(Reuters) – U.S. consumers sued Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist, accusing the country’s three major packaged-tuna brands of deceiving them into thinking their tuna is caught only through “dolphin-safe” fishing practices. An aisle of a grocery store is pictured in Altadena, California U.S., December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The proposed class actions
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