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Climate activists arrested for disrupting London’s biggest concrete supplier

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LONDON (Reuters) – Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital’s biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames. Dozens of activists holding a banner saying “The air that we grieve” blocked entrances to the site in Read More

Climate activists disrupt London’s biggest concrete supplier

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LONDON (Reuters) – Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital’s biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames. Dozens of activists holding a banner saying “The air that we grieve” blocked entrances to the site in east London. The group said Read More

Floods worsen in India’s northeast; rare rhinos in danger

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GUWAHATI, INDIA (Reuters) – Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters. Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the Read More

Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier

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LONDON (Reuters) – Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital’s biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames. Dozens of activists holding a banner saying “The air that we grieve” blocked entrances to the site in east London. The group said Read More

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said. There was 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil production off line in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf Read More

Analysis: US crude stocks likely dip last week in wake of Barry-induced shut-ins

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Highlights Crude stocks expected down 4.2 million barrels at 454.8 million barrels Hurricane Barry shuts-in bulk of Gulf of Mexico offshore production Export slowdown likely blunts overall crude draw New York — Production shut-ins in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Hurricane Barry likely contributed to a sharp decline in US crude stocks last week, Read More

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

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GUWAHATI, India/KATHMANDU, Nepal (Reuters) – Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc. Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India July Read More

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with ‘summer uprising’

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LONDON (Reuters) – Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species. The movement, which shut down four sites in central London for 11 days in Read More

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

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KATHMANDU/GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) – Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains. Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the Read More

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend. Crews clear debris from Highway 23 during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines Read More