Environment

LONDON (Reuters) – Divisions within Europe and tension between the United States and China pose major challenges to the next round of United Nations talks on climate change. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows 100,000 postcards with messages against climate change, sent by young people from all over the world and stuck together to break
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FILE PHOTO: A general view shows solar panels used to produce renewable energy at the photovoltaic park during its official inauguration in Cestas, southwestern France, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union regulators approved on Tuesday 600 million euros ($679 million) worth of French state aid for innovative solar power installations,
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FILE PHOTO: A worker is seen at the workshop of a steel mill in Huaian, Jiangsu province, China August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – Steel mills, coke plants and coal-fired utilities in China’s second-biggest steelmaking hub Jiangsu will have to slash their production capacity as the provincial authorities have escalated smog alerts for the
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Travelers go through O’Hare International Airport before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski (Reuters) – Many holiday travelers in the United States were stuck at airports on the final day of Thanksgiving weekend after more than 1,240 flights were canceled because of a blizzard that swept across the
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(Reuters) – Climate change will cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century, damaging everything from human health to infrastructure and agricultural production, according to a government report issued on Friday. The Congressionally-mandated report, written with the help of more than a dozen U.S. government agencies and departments,
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A thermal power plant is seen near residential buildings in Beijing, China November 21, 2018. Picture taken November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s capital Beijing on Friday issued its first air pollution alert for the winter season ahead of a wave of smog that is expected to blanket the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region for
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Low-lying Vanuatu is considering suing fossil fuel companies and industrialized countries that use them for their role in creating catastrophic climate change, the foreign minister of the Pacific island nation said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Protesters march to urge politicians to act against climate change in Paris, France, October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe
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(Reuters) – A U.S. judge overseeing the federal litigation against Bayer AG’s (BAYGn.DE) Monsanto unit over glyphosate-based weed-killers allegedly causing cancer on Tuesday selected the first case to be tried in federal court in February 2019. FILE PHOTO: A woman uses a Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller spray without glyphosate in a garden in Ercuis near Paris,
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FILE PHOTO: European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans addresses a news conference during a European Union’s General Affairs Council in Brussels, Belgium, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir BRUSSELS (Reuters) – More action will be needed for the European Union to boost the market for recycled plastics after pledges from companies fell short, EU executive said
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