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Exclusive: Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent climate change action

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world’s invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climate change, piling pressure on leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies meeting this week. FILE PHOTO: A commuter walks along Waterloo Bridge, which is being blocked by climate change activists, Read More

Self-styled presidential ‘climate change candidate’ would wean U.S. off fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy in Florida’s Everglades on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s Read More

Democratic ‘climate change candidate’ outlines plan to wean U.S. off fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s biggest producer. Democratic Read More

Democratic candidate outlines plan to end to U.S. fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s biggest producer. Democratic Read More

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters clash with police in open-pit mine

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Chaotic scenes played out in and around one of Germany’s biggest lignite mines when hundreds of environmental activists dressed in white overalls broke cordons and clashed with riot police. Protesters stormed the open-pit mine operated by energy giant RWE in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Saturday demanding urgent actions on climate change and making Read More

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters clash with police in on open-pit mine

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Chaotic scenes played out in and around one of the Germany’s biggest lignite mine when hundreds of environmental activists dressed in white overalls broke cordons and clashed with riot police Protesters stormed the open-pit mine operated by energy giant RWE in the state of state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Saturday demanding urgent actions on climate Read More

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable. FILE PHOTO: A traffic light is seen in front of a logo of General Electric at the company’s Read More

Investor LGIM dumps ExxonMobil from its Future World funds

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest asset manager has removed ExxonMobil and four more companies from its 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) Future World Funds, and said it would vote against their chairs for failing to confront the threats posed by climate change. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen at the booth of ExxonMobil in preparation ahead Read More