Environment

U.N. summit aims for global pact to protect nature

  • December 06, 2022 07:09 PM AEDT | Reuters
 U.N. summit aims for global pact to protect nature

By Gloria Dickie and Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) - Countries are gathering Tuesday for a key U.N. nature conference in Montreal, aiming to broker a new global agreement to protect what's left

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT–Schedule of Reuters features from this week

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT–Schedule of Reuters features from this week

  • December 01, 2022 10:00 PM AEDT | Reuters

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Every week, Reuters journalists produce scores of multimedia features and human-interest stories from around the world. Below are so ...

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EU sets recycling, reuse targets to cut packaging waste

EU sets recycling, reuse targets to cut packaging waste

  • December 01, 2022 07:54 AM AEDT | Reuters

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed on Wednesday new rules to reduce packaging waste through increased recycled ...

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EU strikes deal to make ships pay for their carbon emissions

EU strikes deal to make ships pay for their carbon emissions

  • December 01, 2022 03:12 AM AEDT | Reuters

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has agreed to add shipping to its carbon market for the first time, forcing vessels to pay for ...

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EU takes 'first step' to certify removing CO2 from atmosphere

EU takes 'first step' to certify removing CO2 from atmosphere

  • December 01, 2022 01:54 AM AEDT | Reuters

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union set out plans on Wednesday to certify removals of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, while lea ...

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UN panel recommends Great Barrier Reef be put on 'in danger' list

UN panel recommends Great Barrier Reef be put on 'in danger' list

  • November 29, 2022 11:28 AM AEDT | Reuters

By Renju Jose SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be listed as a world heritage site that is "in danger", a UN panel recommended o ...

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Factbox-COP27: Counting the rising cost of climate disasters

Factbox-COP27: Counting the rising cost of climate disasters

  • November 16, 2022 10:16 PM AEDT | Reuters

(Reuters) - Climate change has raised the cost of natural disasters, as rising sea levels and drought increase the frequency and severity of flooding ...

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What to watch on Wednesday at COP27

What to watch on Wednesday at COP27

  • November 16, 2022 12:06 PM AEDT | Reuters

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Time is ticking for COP27 negotiators, who are now in crunch time to reach a final deal for this year's U.N. climat ...

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World making little progress on food waste, a big climate problem

World making little progress on food waste, a big climate problem

  • November 15, 2022 03:06 PM PST | Reuters

By Leah Douglas and Nichola Groom (Reuters) - Every Thursday, California resident Richard Redmond takes a gallon-sized container of food scraps to the ...

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World making little progress on food waste, a big climate problem

World making little progress on food waste, a big climate problem

  • November 15, 2022 03:06 PM EST | Reuters

By Leah Douglas and Nichola Groom (Reuters) - Every Thursday, California resident Richard Redmond takes a gallon-sized container of food scraps to the ...

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Climate justice gets harder as world population passes 8 billion

Climate justice gets harder as world population passes 8 billion

  • November 16, 2022 03:52 AM AEDT | Reuters

By Gloria Dickie SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - The world population surged past 8 billion people on Tuesday, the United Nations said, warning tha ...

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