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Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet climate goals: lawmakers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross-party group of lawmakers said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A man walks through Greenwich Park as a haze of pollution sits over the London skyline April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Luke Read More

South Korea proposes $5.9 billion extra budget to fight air pollution, aid exports

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SEJONG, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korea on Wednesday unveiled a proposed 6.7 trillion won ($5.87 billion) supplementary budget the government says is needed to tackle unprecedented air pollution levels and boost exports bruised by weak demand. FILE PHOTO: Cho Eun-hye (R) and her one-and-a-half-year-old Korean Jindo dog Hari, both wearing masks, go for a Read More

South Korea proposes $5.9 billion fiscal stimulus to tackle air pollution, aid exports

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SEJONG, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korea announced a proposed 6.7 trillion won ($5.87 billion) supplementary budget on Wednesday to tackle unprecedented air pollution levels and to boost exports bruised by weak external demand amid the Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: Cho Eun-hye (R) and her one-and-a-half-year-old Korean Jindo dog Hari, both wearing masks, go Read More

Wood: Earth Day 2019 – Protect our species

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4/22/2019 Photo: Emma Scott, environment director, Wood. ABERDEEN — Earth Day is celebrated by more than a billion people every year. It is a day of action that aims to change human behavior and provoke policy changes worldwide. Nature’s gifts to our planet are the millions of species that we know and love, and many Read More

China urges local governments to shell out resources to treat soil pollution

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has urged local authorities to invest more to clean up contaminated agricultural land, with some regions still failing to take responsibility for dangerous levels of soil pollution, the country’s agriculture ministry said on Monday. Soil pollution has emerged as one of China’s biggest environmental challenges, with nearly a fifth of the Read More

Trump’s LNG push is helping power German green cruise liner boom

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By Brian Parkin, William Wilkes and Vanessa Dezem on 4/20/2019 BERLIN and FRANKFURT (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump’s bid to dump a glut of liquefied natural gas on Europe is getting an unlikely boost: stringent regulations on shipping emissions that are prompting the continent’s shipyards to hunt for alternatives to high-polluting diesel (gasoil). The International Read More

U.S. refiners planning major plant overhauls in second quarter

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil refiners are planning a heavy slate of plant overhauls in the second quarter, with total production this month off 8.5 percent compared with the start of the year, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. FILE PHOTO: The British Petroleum oil Refinery is seen in Whiting, Indiana, August Read More

China to promote using wind energy to power heating

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FILE PHOTO: A man rides an electric scooter past a wind turbine in Shanghai, China August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Friday said it would promote using energy generated by the wind to help power heating systems during the bitterly cold winters seen in many parts of the country. That comes Read More