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NHC says 60% chance of cyclone near Windward Islands

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DieselGasoil 1 month ago Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, best-known for his role in the sci-fi blockbuster Blade Runner, has died at the age of 75. The movie star died at his home in… Read More

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming dryer-than-normal weather for the spike in fire outbreaks this year. In a speech on national television, Bolsonaro said the government was very aware of the situation and Read More

Typhoon shuts businesses, forces flight cancellations in southern Taiwan

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan braced for typhoon Bailu on Saturday, shutting businesses and schools as airlines canceled hundreds of flights amid warnings of landslides, floods and high seas on the island. Typhoon Bailu, categorized at the weakest typhoon level by Taiwan’s weather bureau, made landfall in Saturday afternoon in the southern county of Pingtung with Read More

Japan set for warmer weather in September-November

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FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk under the light of the sun and paper lanterns decoration for a Bon Odori festival, a Japanese traditional summer dance festival, during a heatwave in Tokyo, Japan July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is expected to experience warmer weather between September and November this year. Eastern Japan, including Read More

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment

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FILE PHOTO: French policemen stand guard near the Grande Plage beach ahead of the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez PARIS (Reuters) – Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week’s G7 summit to help protect the Read More

Four die, more than 100 hurt in thunderstorm in Poland’s Tatra mountains

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WARSAW (Reuters) – Four people, two of them children, died and more than 100 were injured during a thunderstorm in Poland’s Tatra mountains on Thursday, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said. Firefighters carry a stretcher behind a helicopter during a rescue operation after a thunderstorm in the Tatra Mountains, in Zakopane, Poland August 22, 2019. Picture Read More

Chantal weakens to a tropical depression: NHC

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DieselGasoil 1 month ago FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during a National Soccer Day Cerenomy in Brasilia, Brazil July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro… Read More

Britain’s Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking after earth tremor

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LONDON (Reuters) – British shale gas company Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire, northwest England, due to an earth tremor late on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Cuadrilla’s Preston Road fracking site is seen near Blackpool, Britain, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Cuadrilla, which restarted fracking at the site last Read More

China slams ‘repeat offender’ Minmetals for more pollution violations

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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steelmaking units as a “repeat offender” when it comes to violating environmental regulations. According to a notice posted on the environment ministry’s official Wechat account, Minmetals Yingkou Medium-Sized Plate Read More

China hopes U.S. will come back to the table at Chile climate talks

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By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda and Aislinn Laing FILE PHOTO: Miguel Canete, EU Comissioner, and head of Chinese delegation Xie Zhenhua react after adopting the final agreement during a closing session of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, December 15, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel SANTIAGO (Reuters) – China hopes to welcome the Read More