Environment

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) – The death toll from the typhoon that struck Vietnam at the weekend has risen to at least 49, the government said on Monday. People ride motorcycles along flooded road after typhoon Damrey hits Vietnam in Hue city, Vietnam November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Kham After Typhoon Damrey’s winds tore off roofs, felled trees
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BLUFF, Utah (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that he intends to reduce the size of two national monuments covering millions of acres of Utah wilderness has stoked local divisions over land use, with all sides anticipating a protracted battle over the move. A man walks over a natural bridge at Butler Wash
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing issued its first orange smog alert ahead of winter on Friday, forecasting heavy air pollution over the next four days, the second-highest alert in China’s four-tier emergency response system. FILE PHOTO: An Air China passenger aircraft flies amid heavy smog over the suburb of Beijing, China, January 2, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. House lawmakers has called on the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize “the significant pitfalls and costs” of renewable fuel standards in its future rulemaking and called for “well-rounded” biofuels policies. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an interview for Reuters at his office in Washington,
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The smog-prone northern Chinese region of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei will set up a joint environmental protection agency in an effort to coordinate the region’s war on pollution, the official China Securities Journal reported on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: People drive and ride amid the smog in Beijing, China, February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee The new
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Disputes about climate and immigration policy dominated German media ahead of resumed talks among Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the environmental Greens about forming a coalition government. Leaders of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) Angela Merkel and Christian Social Union (CSU) Bavaria State Premier Horst
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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The United States signed a deal with Denmark on Thursday to expand cooperation on offshore wind power, giving a boost Europe’s biggest green energy players. FILE PHOTO: A boat sails past DanTysk wind farm, 90 kilometres west of Esbjerg, Denmark, September 21, 2016. Picture taken September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Nikolaj Skydsgaard Danish companies
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