Environment

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean government-organized committee is recommending Seoul resume the stalled construction of two nuclear reactors after an opinion survey found nearly 60 percent of respondents were in favor of building the power plants. South Korean President Moon Jae-in attends the National Security Council (NSC) meeting in Seoul, South Korea on September
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GAZA (Reuters) – The Gaza Strip will have three new solar energy plants operating by April, the U.S.-based energy firm behind the project said on Tuesday, providing the territory with some relief from daily blackouts but far from meeting its severe power shortages. Gaza was already chronically short of electricity before West Bank-based Palestinian President
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LAHINCH, Ireland (Reuters) – Three people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland’s southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves. Over 360,000 homes and businesses were without electricity with another 100,000 outages expected by nightfall, Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board said, describing it as an unprecedented event
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HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam braced for typhoon Khanun on Monday after destructive floods battered the country’s north and center last week, killing 72 people, the disaster prevention agency said. Last week’s floods were the worst in years, the government and state-run Vietnam Television said, with thousands of homes submerged. Another 200 houses collapsed and several
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SANTA ROSA (Reuters) – Authorities hope weaker winds will help more than 10,000 firefighters battle the deadliest blazes in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and destroyed thousands of structures in one of the state’s worst natural disasters in years. Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more to evacuate their
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