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U.N. climate talks go into overtime as negotiators grapple with text

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – The United Nations’ climate talks went into overtime early Saturday morning as negotiators from nearly 200 nations grappled with disagreements over parts of a package of rules to implement a landmark agreement to combat global warming. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Read More

California to phase in electric, fuel-cell transit buses: regulators

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FILE PHOTO: The new fleet of electric buses for public transport manufactured by China’s BYD, are parked in a bus terminal in Santiago, Chile November 28, 2018. Picture taken November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – California air quality regulators voted on Friday to require that transit buses have zero emissions beginning in Read More

Ministers in final push to produce global climate deal rules

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Ministers and negotiators from nearly 200 nations were making a final effort on Friday evening to find consensus on the language and sticking points of a package to implement a landmark agreement to combat climate change. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres and executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Read More

Britain's Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking again following more tremors

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FILE PHOTO: Cuadrilla’s Preston Road fracking site is seen near Blackpool, Britain, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – British shale gas company Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire, northwest England, for the fourth time since October following a minor seismic event, it said on Friday. The company Read More

Climate Conference Notebook: fatigue creeps in near finish line

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Climate change talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the 2015 Paris global warming deal are in their last week in Katowice, capital of Poland’s coal mining district. Participants take part in plenary session during COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Read More

Climate ideals clash with coal realities at Polish-led U.N. talks

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Delegates at U.N. climate talks in the Polish city of Katowice point to the mining museum next to the conference venue as the proper place for coal, which provides 80 percent of the country’s electricity. FILE PHOTO: General view of a coking plant in the city of Bytom Silesia November 22, Read More

Ministers work around the clock to strengthen global climate deal

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Ministers are working around the clock to complete and strengthen the rules for making a landmark agreement to combat climate change operational, with one day of talks remaining. Participants take part in plenary session during COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Delegates from Read More

Exclusive: India's Motherson Sumi in early-stage merger talks with Leoni – sources

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FRANKFURT/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Indian car wiring maker Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (MOSS.NS) is in early talks with German peer Leoni AG (LEOGn.DE) over a possible merger of the pair, two people close to the matter said. FILE PHOTO: Employees of Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd, work on a car wiring assembly line inside a factory Read More

Petroleum Services Association of Canada delivers message to Ottawa

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12/13/2018 CALGARY, Alberta — The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) travelled to Ottawa last week to deliver a message to parliamentarians of the crisis occurring in Canada’s oil and natural gas industry and the need for a Canadian energy brand that includes oil and natural gas. “We are experiencing a ‘made-in-Canada’ crisis,” said Gary Read More

Smog and a hard place: China regions caught between economic woes and pollution war

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Amid a slowing economy and a slew of mixed signals from the environment ministry, China’s embattled local governments are facing a dilemma: do they go all out to curb smog this winter, or do their best to keep factories humming? FILE PHOTO: Chinese national flags are flying near a steel factory in Read More