Environment

TIL TIL, Chile (Reuters) – The trains seem to never stop. An ‘Animita’ which is used to remember a tragic event in a public place, is seen next to a train track which is used to transport garbage in Til Til, Chile, October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado One after another, they haul more than 12
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The far north of Australia was lashed by a Category 3 tropical cyclone over the weekend, bringing strong winds and heavy rain that raised fears of potential flooding. A view of the aftermath of Cyclone Nora is seen after it struck Pormpuraaw, Queensland, Australia, in this picture obtained from social media March
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – All but six of more than 150 short-finned pilot whales that stranded themselves on a beach in Western Australia have died, despite efforts from authorities and local beachgoers to save them, officials said on Saturday. Stranded whales on the beach at Hamelin Bay in this picture obtained from social media, March 23,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatons last year, after three years of being flat, due to higher energy demand and the slowing of energy efficiency improvements, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said. FILE PHOTO: Steam rises at sunrise from the Lethabo Power Station, a coal-fired power
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain intends to remain in Europe’s emission trading system (ETS) until at least the end of its third trading phase running from 2013-2020, Britain’s energy minister said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth Claire Perry arrives In Downing Street in London, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Peter
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FRANKFURT/MUNICH (Reuters) – BMW’s headquarters were raided on Tuesday by German prosecutors investigating the suspected use of illegal emissions control software capable of manipulating exhaust levels. A car with the BMW logo badge is seen on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst About 100
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Interior on Tuesday will auction off more than 51,000 acres (21,000 hectares) in southeastern Utah for oil and gas development, over objections from conservationists, who say the move threatens sensitive archaeological and wilderness sites. FILE PHOTO: Bears Ears, the twin rock formations which form part of Bears Ears
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