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

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

At least nine dead as flash floods hit central Italy

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CANTIANO, Italy, Sept 16 (Reuters) – At least nine people were killed by torrential overnight rains and floods in the central Italian region of Marche, authorities said on Friday, as rescuers continued to search for four still missing. In Cantiano, a village close to the neighboring … 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

EU plans to make fossil fuel firms share excess profits, draft shows

The gas compressor station, a part of Polish section of the Yamal pipeline that links Russia with western Europe which is owned by a joint venture of Gazprom and PGNiG but it is operated by Poland’s state-owned gas transmission company Gaz-System, is seen in Gabinek near Wloclawek, Poland May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Register now … 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

Cost to hit UN sustainability goals rises to $176 trillion – report

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Force for Good Initiative shows cost up 25% on year Funding gap up 35% to $135 trillion Calls to see returns potential in housing, education LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – The cost of meeting global targets to fight issues such as hunger, poverty and climate change … 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