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Connecting Russia: First railroad span across Crimean Bridge complete

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The bridge linking the Crimean Peninsula with mainland Russia has had its first railroad line completed. The first train is expected to cross the newly built Crimean Bridge later this year. It reportedly took 5,000 tons of tracks and 38,000 reinforced-concrete sleepers to build the 19km rail line, according to the Crimean Bridge press center. Read More

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal

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The Airbus logo is pictured on a scale model of an Airbus A350 as Airbus announces annual results in Blagnac, near Toulouse, France February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (Reuters) – Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan’s busy domestic routes. Read More

Hero or criminal? German boat captain threatened with prison for aiding illegal migrants

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Boat captain Pia Klemp is taking heat from Italy for rescuing migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. Rome has accused the German national of aiding human traffickers – charges that have sparked fierce debate. Klemp and her crew are credited with rescuing more than 1,000 North African migrants who tried to sail – or float Read More

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers

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FILE PHOTO: The sun rises behind Fiddlers Ferry coal fired power station near Liverpool, northern England, December 15 2008. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation’s efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday. The report, which Read More

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter. FILE PHOTO: The sun rises behind Fiddlers Ferry coal fired power station near Liverpool, northern England, Read More

EIA tool compares individual power plants’ generation, cooling water use, and emissions

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June 5, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration EIA’s electric power sector surveys collect plant-level information on several attributes of U.S. power plants, including cooling water use and emissions data. EIA has made enhancements to the Electricity Data Browser to simplify access to information about plant-level cooling water use and estimates of emissions of nitrogen Read More

Seven South Koreans killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said. The boat reportedly collided with another tourist vessel near the Hungarian parliament building, before turning over on Read More

Ferry carrying 350 people stranded in stormy Adriatic

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A ferry carrying almost 350 people is drifting in the Adriatic Sea after experiencing technical problems. The ferry Aurelia left the Italian city of Ancona late on Wednesday heading for Split in Croatia. But it lost power in one of its engines, leaving it drifting in the northern Adriatic, according to Croatian media. The ferry’s Read More

‘Education is only numbers’: French Alps school enrolls SHEEP as pupils to save class (PHOTOS)

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The small French Alps village of Crets en Belledonne is counting sheep, but not to cure insomnia. Instead, they’re enrolling them in school to make up for low attendance. Yes, you read that right: the Jules Ferry elementary school registered some 15 sheep as pupils on Tuesday in order to fulfill French regulations which set Read More

Britain has first coal-free week in over a century

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the country’s power grid operator said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The sun rises behind Fiddlers Ferry coal fired power station near Liverpool, northern England, December 15 Read More