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Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill

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FILE PHOTO: Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and other environmental advocates join Washington DC-area students at a rally on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington U.S., September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support Read More

U.S. solar market growth slows this year as projects pushed back

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FILE PHOTO: An array of solar panels is seen in the desert near Victorville, California, U.S. March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo (Reuters) – The U.S. solar market will grow more slowly than previously forecast this year as some large projects are shifted into 2020, an industry trade group said on Tuesday. The Solar Energy Read More

Hurricane Humberto gains strength as it churns toward Bermuda, away from U.S. coast

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(Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto gained strength early Tuesday, packing 90 mph (150 kph) winds and it was expected to become a major hurricane with 111 mph (178 kph) winds by Tuesday night or early Wednesday as it tracks toward Bermuda, forecasters said. Bermuda could be hit with tropical storm force winds and up to 3 Read More

Hurricane Humberto has strengthened: NHC

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(Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto has strengthened and is forecast to become a major hurricane by Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. Humberto was located about 670 miles (1080 km) West of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph (150 km/h), according to the latest advisory bit.ly/2NgbWid Read More

China says faces ‘new challenges’ in ozone layer protection

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China faces “new challenges” when it comes to cracking down on the production of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer, the country’s environment minister said, adding Beijing has shown “zero tolerance” to violators. China was criticized earlier this year after a study by the journal Nature said it was responsible for around Read More

Hurricane Humberto has strengthened – NHC

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(Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto has strengthened and is forecast to become a major hurricane by Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. Humberto was located about 670 miles (1080 km) West of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph (150 km/h), according to the latest advisory bit.ly/2NgbWid Read More

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near East of Lesser Antilles

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(Reuters) – A well-defined small low pressure system located about 1200 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has a 70% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. “Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for the formation of a tropical depression during the Read More

U.S. utilities file legal challenge to Trump power plant rule

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FILE PHOTO: Steam rises from the coal-fired Jim Bridger power plant outside Rock Springs, Wyoming, U.S. April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart (Reuters) – Con Edison and eight other U.S. utilities mostly from Democratic-led states have filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants, which replaces a much Read More

Exclusive: Cities to step up at U.N. to push climate fight, sustainable development

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress to the United Nations. People take part in a bicycle demonstration on a highway Read More

UK police charge climate activist over Heathrow protest

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FILE PHOTO: Police vehicles are seen parked near Heathrow airport after climate activists said they planned to fly drones near the airport, in London, Britain, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Monday they had charged a climate-change activist who last week attempted to disrupt Europe’s biggest airport, London Heathrow. Read More