Storm Fiona hammers Canada’s east coast; thousands without power

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona slammed into eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, blowing over trees and powerlines and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the center of the … 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

Hurricane Fiona makes landfall on Puerto Rico, knocking out power to island

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The entire island of Puerto Rico was without power on Sunday as Hurricane Fiona made landfall causing severe flooding and landslides before barreling toward the Dominican Republic, a government agency said. The center of the storm made landfall … Read more

Swiss confirm favored location for $21 billion nuclear waste store

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Switzerland confirmed on Monday that its favored location for a 20 billion Swiss franc ($20.94 billion) underground nuclear waste storage site was an area north of Zurich, close to the German border. The company behind the project to store the country’s … 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

Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking power grid in revenge for offensive

KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russian forces of attacking civilian infrastructure in response to a rapid weekend offensive by Ukrainian troops that drove Russia to abandon its main bastion in the Kharkiv region. Ukrainian officials said the targets of the retaliatory attacks included water facilities and a thermal power station in Kharkiv, … Read more

Ukraine’s top general warns of Russian nuclear strike risk

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhnyi waits before a meeting with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and other officials in Kyiv, Ukraine October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Military chief breaks silence in article on Ukraine war Claims rocket strikes on Russian bases … Read more

Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

A view shows the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant during a visit by members of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert mission, in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict outside Enerhodar in the Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, in this picture released September 2, 2022. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited … Read more

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant loses power line – IAEA

A view shows the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant during a visit by members of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert mission, in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict outside Enerhodar in the Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, in this picture released September 2, 2022. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited … Read more