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Chevron aims to cut intensity of greenhouse gas emissions from production

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(Reuters) – Chevron Corp (CVX.N) aims to reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions from its oil production by 5% to 10% over a seven-year period ending 2023 as part of an ongoing effort to combat global climate change, the U.S. energy major said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A Chevron gas station sign is seen Read More

Trump administration likely to announce details of biofuels deal by Friday: sources

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(Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected to announce by Friday details of a U.S. biofuels policy deal to help farmers angry over waivers granted to refiners exempting them from using corn-based ethanol and other biofuels, four sources familiar with the matter said. The White House has held weeks of discussions with farm- and oil-state Read More

Scientists find toxic fungus near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

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Poison Fire Coral fungus is seen in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, in this undated picture obtained from social media. RAY PALMER /via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A highly poisonous fungus, with toxins that can be absorbed through the skin, has been Read More

World Cup organizers warn of typhoon approaching Japan

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TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) – World Cup organizers have briefed both France and the United States on “contingency options” for their Pool C match in Fukuoka on Wednesday if the game is affected by Typhoon Mitag, which is developing off the south-west coast of Japan. The Japan Meteorological Agency was monitoring Mitag’s predicted path and it Read More

Japan embassy in Seoul posts radiation data amid escalating row

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s embassy in South Korea has begun posting data on its website to show there is little difference in radiation levels between the two countries in its latest retort in a diplomatic and trade row rooted in wartime history. South Korea said last month that it will double the radiation testing of Read More

Death toll in east Indonesia quake rises to 30, many still in shelters

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Residents receive treatment at a temporary shelter outside Dr. M. Haulussy hospital following the earthquake in Ambon, Maluku province, Indonesia, September 26, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Picture taken September 26, 2019 Antara Foto/Izaac Mulyawan/ via REUTERS JAKARTA (Reuters) – The death toll from a strong earthquake in Indonesia’s eastern province of Read More

Tens of thousands of New Zealand children kick off new climate strikes

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(Reuters) – Tens of thousands of students gathered for marches across New Zealand on Friday to kick off a planned second global school strike for climate action. The latest round of protests, which builds on last week’s marches by millions of children around the world, is planned to roll through Asia and Europe before culminating Read More

Brazil says oil in spill along northeast beaches not Brazilian

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FILE PHOTO: A logo of the Brazil’s state-run Petrobras oil company is seen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s environmental agency Ibama said on Thursday that an analysis of a vast oil spill along the country’s northeastern beaches showed the spilled crude did not Read More

Greta Thunberg leads Montreal climate strike amid aviation emissions talks

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MONTREAL (Reuters) – Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who inspired a “flight-shaming” movement against air travel, is spearheading a climate change strike on Friday in Montreal where U.N. aviation leaders are gathering to debate plane emission targets. FILE PHOTO: 16-year-old Swedish Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. Read More

A Nobel for Sweden’s Greta Thunberg? A tough decision for prize committee

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OSLO (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s shaming of world leaders and air travelers over climate change has won her millions of admirers and attracted many new followers to her cause. FILE PHOTO: Swedish activist Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front of the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York Read More