Environment

BOGOTA (Reuters) – The drought-causing El Nino weather phenomenon will return to Colombia in November, the country’s environment minister said on Tuesday, warning that agriculture, energy production and water provision could be affected by the predicted lack of rain. Pea plants are damaged by drought, due to the El Nino weather phenomenon in Madrid municipality
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Donor countries pledged $2.17 billion to the drought-stricken area around Lake Chad on Monday, after a United Nations official warned that many millions in the African region still urgently needed help. Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, attends the High Conference on the Lake Chad Region in
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese authorities should not arbitrarily shut down firms that meet emission standards during environmental cleanup campaigns, Vice Premier Han Zheng said on Wednesday. Han Zheng in Beijing, China March 6, 2017. Picture taken March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer Beijing has made reducing pollution one of its highest national priorities, but the drive has
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