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

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, 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

Analysis: China no closer to peak coal despite record renewable capacity additions

Imported coal is seen lifted by cranes from a coal cargo ship onto a truck at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China July 26, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Though China is aiming to roll out record amounts of renewable capacity this year … Read more

German economy minister rules out keeping nuclear plants running to save gas

German Economy and Climate Action Minister Robert Habeck speaks during a news conference on the future use of liquefied natural gas (LNG), in Berlin, Germany August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Economy minister says nuclear plants save minimal gas May have to keep plant running in … Read more

Exclusive: Biden EPA to tackle coal industry carbon with rules on other pollutants

GUAYAMA, Puerto Rico, July 29 (Reuters) – The US Environmental Protection Agency plans to use new limits on traditional pollutants like ozone and coal ash to help encourage the retirement of the nation’s remaining coal-fired power plants, after the Supreme Court limited the agency’s ability to impose sweeping climate regulations, according to EPA chief Michael … Read more

Coal industry is ‘delusional’, South Africa climate change official says

A Transnet Freight Rail train is seen next to tons of coal mined from the nearby Khanye Colliery mine, at the Bronkhorstspruit station, in Bronkhorstspruit, around 90 kilometers north-east of Johannesburg, South Africa, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/ /File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JOHANNESBURG, July 27 (Reuters) – The … Read more

Russian forces redeploying in three southern Ukraine regions -Zelenskiy aide

A rescuer stands next to a shell crater at a residential area destroyed by a Russian military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in the town of Toretsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine July 27, 2022. Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine /Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more