Environment

The Daimler logo is seen before the Daimler annual shareholder meeting in Berlin, Germany, April 5, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s motor vehicle authority KBA is investigating Daimler on suspicion that 60,000 Mercedes cars were fitted with software aimed at tricking emissions tests, the Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday. A spokesman
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LONDON (Reuters) – Farmers can now for the first time insure their produce against price volatility as easily as insuring their homes, with a global platform based on hundreds of niche commodity indexes, underwritten by Lloyd’s of London syndicate Ascot. FILE PHOTO: Combines harvest wheat in a field of the Svetlolobovskoye farm in the Krasnoyarsk
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(Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the country could open a vast reserve in the Amazon rainforest to mining, a move that his predecessor attempted before backtracking due to an international outcry by environmentalists. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro speaks at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado The
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Workers install an ecological streetlight in Barcelona April 2, 2015. These new streetlights combine wind turbine with solar panel and can generate electricity without being connected to the grid. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN) MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish building firm ACS has hired banks to help it decide whether to list its renewable energy unit, to take
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil a proposal to speed state-level permitting decisions for energy infrastructure projects soon, the agency’s chief told Reuters on Thursday, blasting states that have blocked coal terminals and gas pipelines on environmental grounds. U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is pictured EPA headquarters in Washington, DC, U.S. April
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee hearing on the FY2020 EPA Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could grant fewer waivers to small refineries exempting
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street in London, Britain April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday he would urge fellow international policymakers to find ways to achieve sustainable economic growth and tackle climate change at meetings this week in Washington. Hammond is
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