Global climate change protests demand compensation ahead of COP27

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Young activists rallied for climate action on Friday, staging protests from New Zealand and Japan to Germany and the Democratic Republic of Congo to demand that rich countries pay for the damage global warming is inflicting upon the poor. The protests … Read more

Facing calls to resign, World Bank’s Malpass changes answer on climate crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Under pressure to resign for declining to say whether he accepts the scientific consensus on global warming, World Bank President David Malpass said on Thursday it was clear greenhouse emissions are causing climate change and defended his record as bank chief … Read more

At UN, Micronesia denounces Japan plan to release Fukushima water into Pacific

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of storage tanks for radioactive water at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan February 10, 2016. REUTERS/ Toru Hanai Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 (Reuters) … Read more

EU plans to upgrade its Paris Agreement climate target – document

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The European Union plans to raise its target to tackle global warming under the Paris climate agreement, although the upgrade is unlikely to happen in time for this year’s UN climate summit, according to a draft document seen by Reuters . … Read more

China and India among SCO states urging ‘balance’ in climate approach

Children stand as their family takes refuge along a damaged road amid flood, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Bajara village, at the banks of Manchar lake, in Sehwan, Pakistan September 6, 2022. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China led bloc says it accepts danger … Read more

Investors with $39 trillion urge governments to plan fossil fuel phase out

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Companies law firms Group pushes for more action ahead of COP27 Group of 532 investors back statement on climate change BlackRock, State Street, Vanguard opt not to sign BOSTON/LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Investors managing $39 trillion have called on governments to raise their climate … Read more

Biden administration denies Cheniere’s request to sidestep LNG pollution rule

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday it has denied a request from leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG.A) to exempt turbines at its two US Gulf Coast terminals from a hazardous pollution rule. The … Read more

Why Arctic wildfires are releasing more carbon than ever

Sept 8 (Reuters) – Smoke from hundreds of wildfires darkened skies over the Alaskan Interior this summer, with the state experiencing its fastest start to the fire season on record amid hot and dry conditions. Tens of thousands of lightning strikes ignited the majority of active fires, according to the Bureau of Land Management Alaska … Read more

EU, China trade barbs over failed G20 climate talks

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept 7 (Reuters) – The European Union and China are questioning each other’s commitment to fighting climate change, following the failure of climate talks by the Group of 20 (G20) last week. At the end of last week’s negotiations in Bali, Indonesia, the 20 governments … Read more

US is seriously underestimating the consequences of CO2 – study

A police officer drives past a refinery in the industrial east end in Pasadena, Texas, US, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) – The US government is drastically underestimating the social cost of carbon dioxide emissions, which is 3.6 times higher than the … Read more