Environment

Davos 2023: Climate change leads to more malaria, tuberculosis up in a recession

  • January 16, 2023 08:32 PM CET | Reuters
 Davos 2023: Climate change leads to more malaria, tuberculosis up in a recession

By Leela de Kretser DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Climate change is increasing malaria infections, the executive director of the world's biggest health fund said in Davos on Monday. Huge

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India sets hydrogen, ammonia consumption targets for some industries -govt

India sets hydrogen, ammonia consumption targets for some industries -govt

  • January 13, 2023 06:54 AM CET | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has set green hydrogen and ammonia consumption targets for some industries to create demand, the government said on Friday as it unveiled its policy for green energy. India

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Analysis-Vanguard's climate group exit shows retail investors trail on ESG

Analysis-Vanguard's climate group exit shows retail investors trail on ESG

  • January 12, 2023 12:11 PM CET | Reuters

By Ross Kerber and Tommy Wilkes (Reuters) - Vanguard Group's decision last month to quit a key climate change coalition underscores how the retail investors who dominate its client base focus less on

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Brazil government acts against Bolsonaro backers, new protest fizzles

Brazil government acts against Bolsonaro backers, new protest fizzles

  • January 12, 2023 03:32 AM CET | Reuters

(Adds prosecutors target three lawmakers for inciting protests) By Ricardo Brito and Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Brazilian federal prosecutors on Wednesday requested the investigation

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Spanish farmers protest against plans to curb water supply for irrigation

Spanish farmers protest against plans to curb water supply for irrigation

  • January 11, 2023 05:23 PM CET | Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - Thousands of farmers protested in Madrid on Wednesday over Spain's plan to reduce the amount of water taken from the Tagus river to irrigate agricultural land in the country's

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Environment risks dominate in "polycrisis" world - WEF survey

  • January 11, 2023 10:49 AM CET | Reuters

By Mark John (Reuters) - Failure to tackle climate change and environmental degradation dominate the ranking of top risks facing the planet in the next decade, a World Economic Forum (WEF) survey of

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U.S. climate disasters racked up 3rd biggest ever bill in 2022 -govt report

U.S. climate disasters racked up 3rd biggest ever bill in 2022 -govt report

  • January 10, 2023 10:27 PM CET | Reuters

(Reuters) - There were 18 separate weather and climate disaster events in the United States last year, exceeding $1 billion each in losses, making 2022 the third-costliest year in records spanning

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U.S. sets up office to oversee abandoned oil well cleanup

U.S. sets up office to oversee abandoned oil well cleanup

  • January 10, 2023 08:25 PM CET | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland on Tuesday issued an order to establish an office to ensure efficient use of the Biden administration's $4.7 billion investment in the cleanup of

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Octopus Energy to slow German expansion

Octopus Energy to slow German expansion

  • January 10, 2023 11:09 AM CET | Reuters

By Vera Eckert and Tom Käckenhoff FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - Britain's Octopus Germany, a relatively new market entrant for retail electricity and gas, has delayed its target of one million

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Rare rhinos dodge poachers in world's top reserve for first time since 1977

Rare rhinos dodge poachers in world's top reserve for first time since 1977

  • January 09, 2023 03:45 PM CET | Reuters

By Krishna N. Das NEW DELHI (Reuters) - No rhinos were poached last year in the world's largest reserve for the endangered great one-horned rhinoceros, India's Assam state, in what authorities said

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Germany backs Norwegian plan to capture carbon from cement

Germany backs Norwegian plan to capture carbon from cement

  • January 06, 2023 06:55 PM CET | Reuters

BREVIK, Norway (Reuters) - Germany's economy minister Robert Habeck threw his weight behind a Norwegian project to capture carbon emissions and re-use them being carried out by multinational

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