Climate

FILE PHOTO: European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans speaks with French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Elisabeth Borne before meeting with EU environment ministers in Brussels, Belgium, March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron (Reuters) – The EU executive kick-started its plan to set a tougher 2030 emissions target on Tuesday, a move that could help
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OSLO (Reuters) – Equinor (EQNR.OL) will leave industry the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) lobby group over a disagreement on climate policy, the energy producer said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Equinor’s logo is seen at the company’s headquarters in Stavanger, Norway December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo The Norwegian company is undertaking a review
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA (Reuters) – After failing to grow wheat in Canada’s subarctic Yukon territory 15 years ago, farmer Steve Mackenzie-Grieve gave it another shot in 2017. Farmer Steve Mackenzie-Grieve holds some of his wheat yield at the Yukon Grain Farm near Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada February 19, 2020. Picture taken February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Crystal Schick Thanks
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LONDON (Reuters) – Governments must not let the coronavirus pandemic derail action on climate change, an architect of the landmark Paris agreement warned on Wednesday, saying the vulnerabilities laid bare by the virus could serve to spur a more concerted response. FILE PHOTO: France’s climate ambassador Laurence Tubiana attends a conference at the France’s state-owned
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MONTREAL (Reuters) – The UN’s aviation agency on Friday approved restrictions for a global scheme designed to help airlines offset their carbon emissions, a move that curbs industry funding for older projects whose environmental benefits have been challenged by climate activists, two sources familiar with the matter said. The International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) council
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic White House hopefuls Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders believe climate change is an existential threat, that the United States should immediately rejoin global climate talks, and that fossil fuel workers need help adjusting to a cleaner energy economy. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders listens to former
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FILE PHOTO: Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, attends the High-Level event on Global Climate Action during the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United Nations has canceled some meetings in Bonn, Germany, and elsewhere planned in the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top listed companies must disclose how climate change affects their business, using globally agreed guidance, or explain to investors why they have not, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) proposed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A street lamp and a tree are seen on the flooded banks of the River Seine in Paris,
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MONTREAL/CHICAGO (Reuters) – The United Nations is weighing restrictions for a scheme designed to help airlines offset their carbon emissions, curbing industry funding for older projects whose environmental benefits have been disputed by climate activists.   FILE PHOTO: An aeroplane flies underneath the jet stream of another aircraft above the Italian city of Padova September
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson, speaks during a news conference on the novel coronavirus, in London, Britain March 3, 2020. Frank Augstein/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will chair the first meeting of his climate change committee on Wednesday to discuss priorities for the year, longer-term strategy and preparations for November’s UN
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