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U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming

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WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday. Former U.S. President Barack Obama fist bumps Greta Thunberg during a meeting at Read More

Fast facts about the smoky haze smothering Southeast Asia

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – During Southeast Asia’s dry season, farmers in Indonesia and other countries clear land using fire, often for palm and wood pulp plantations, with flames frequently raging out of control to produce a choking haze that spreads across the region. FILE PHOTO: A couple dines as the Singapore F1 Grand Prix night race Read More

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

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LONDON (Reuters) – By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers’ market, a wildfire in California’s Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses. A fireman puts out flames Read More

Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto whips island

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging nearly the whole Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and heavy rain. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter flies Read More

Lorena strengthens into hurricane off coast of Colima, Mexico: NHC

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(Reuters) – Storm Lorena strengthened to a hurricane on Thursday just offshore of Colima, Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said. The system is about 35 miles (55 KM) south west of Manzanillo, Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 km/h), the NHC said. Lorena is expected to approach southern Baja California Read More

Southwest passengers get no damages for flights canceled by de-icer shortage: U.S. judge

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(Reuters) – Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) won the dismissal of a proposed class-action lawsuit seeking damages for stranded passengers on hundreds of winter flights it was forced to cancel because it ran out of de-icer fluid. FILE PHOTO: A traveler checks her baggage at the Southwest Airlines terminal at LAX airport in Los Angeles, California, Read More

Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto clips island

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging half of the Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and rain. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter flies across Read More

Greenfields Petroleum Corporation Announces Extension of Senior Debt Payment

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HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenfields Petroleum Corporation (the “Company” or “Greenfields”) (TSX VENTURE: GNF), a production focused company with operating assets in Azerbaijan, announces the execution of a deferral letter with its senior debt lender, Vitol Energy (Bermuda) Ltd. (“Vitol”), to defer payments in the aggregate of $14.3 million (including restructuring fee-$1.4m) Read More

Bermuda braces for approach of major hurricane Humberto

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Bermuda residents boarded up windows of homes and businesses on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto became a major storm on route the Atlantic archipelago, although forecasts showed they could be spared a direct hit. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter Read More

IEA: Member countries hold 15 days’ worth of global oil demand in emergency reserves

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9/18/2019 PARIS – The International Energy Agency, founded in 1974 to help non-OPEC member countries coordinate a collective response to major supply disruptions, issued a statement today on the crude supply disruption situation in Saudi Arabia. “Recent events are a reminder that oil security cannot be taken for granted, even at times when markets are Read More