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Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming: U.N. report

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LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) – The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a U.N. report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday. Greenpeace activists hold a banner in front of the United Nations Read More

MMT may be Democrats’ economic cure, but only Trump got the memo

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SETAUKET, New York (Reuters) – From her home overlooking Setauket Harbor on Long Island’s North Shore, a motorboat bobbing at the dock, Stephanie Kelton hopes to revolutionize how the U.S. government manages the economy. It isn’t always a pleasant task. A key figure in the “Modern Monetary Theory” economic camp, her assertions that the federal Read More

Boeing to change 737 MAX flight-control software to address flaw: sources

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WASHINGTON/SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June, two people briefed on the matter said late on Thursday. The redesign, first reported by the Seattle Times, involves using and receiving input from both flight control Read More

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact

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LONDON (Reuters) – European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk. With the extreme weather and natural disasters associated with climate change intensifying around the world, some asset managers are Read More

French authorities just shot a resting herd of runaway bison to protect hikers. Were they right?

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An ethical debate has broken out in France, after the wildlife and hunting agency opted to gun down a herd of escaped bison, rather than trying to stun and catch them, because they feared the cattle could hurt humans. Some 19 animals, who were reared for human consumption and weighed between 300kg and 600kg, escaped Read More

‘Artificial snow’ could save stricken Antarctic ice sheet – study

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LONDON (Reuters) – Governments could stop the West Antarctic ice sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with ‘artificial snow,’ a study found on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: An iceberg floats in Andvord Bay, Antarctica, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini Scientists believe that 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

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The heads of some of Europe’s largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel. FILE PHOTO: A part of the north runaway is reflected in a Read More

Boeing sees fix for latest 737 MAX software flaw in September

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(Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) will take until at least September to fix a newly identified problem on its grounded 737 MAX, a company official told Reuters, meaning the workhorse jet’s return to service will be delayed until October at the earliest, significantly longer than most airlines had expected. Boeing shares closed 3% lower on Read More