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Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

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FILE PHOTO: An usher holds a baton to guide attendees towards the AGM of advertising agency WPP in London, Britain, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Sixteen of the world’s biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake Read More

Mistrust hampers food industry’s climate ambitions

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LONDON (Reuters) – Mistrust of scientists and farmers is slowing adoption of technologies needed to fight climate change while feeding a growing world population, senior food industry figures said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A labourer sprays pesticides on genetically modified cotton crops in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India, October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mayank Bhardwaj/File Photo Agriculture is Read More

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis

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LONDON (Reuters) – More than 200 of the world’s largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, said 6,937 companies had responded to its 2018 Read More