Environment

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt’s IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government prepares to unveil climate protection measures. People take part in a bicycle demonstration on a highway to protest against
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People wade through a flooded street after torrential rains in Orihuela, Spain, September 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – A 41-year-old man was found dead in southeastern Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing to at least six the death toll inflicted over the past two days by record-breaking rain. More than
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A dead seal is seen on a beach near a cyclist, in Nome, Alaska, U.S. July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yereth Rosen The National Oceanic and
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific, died in a New Zealand hospital on Thursday, the information ministry and media reports said. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister of Tonga Samiuela Akilisi Pohiva addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York,
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Personnel of the Canadian Burnaby Firefighters Search & Rescue Task Force search for the dead in the destroyed the Mudd neighbourhood after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Marco Bello NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian’s rampage through the Bahamas last week killed at least 50 people, largely
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NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – Thousands of displaced people are living in “rapidly deteriorating” conditions in the worst-hit parts of the Bahamas six days after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, the United Nations World Food Programme warned on Saturday. A Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J Hercules transport aircraft prepares to depart for the the Bahamas to provide
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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 (Reuters) – The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state’s actions in connection with a voluntary
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans the administration had for presenting the proposal to President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump stands in the Oval Office during a
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FILE PHOTO: Morning commuters travel in rush hour traffic towards Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. agencies are preparing to submit for final White House regulatory review a plan to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that states are preempted
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