Environment

TOKYO (Reuters) – As global automakers race to put long-range electric vehicles on highways amid stricter emission laws, Japanese rivals are taking a niche approach and steering towards cheaper, pint-sized runabouts to make costly battery technology more accessible. FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor’s logo is pictured at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan October
0 Comments
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union countries and lawmakers will start negotiations to set standards on sustainable investments on Wednesday, with a battle expected over whether oil, coal and nuclear fuel can count as “green” The talks, due to finish in December, will pit the more conservative EU countries against a European Parliament, where Green parties
0 Comments
A queen bee is seen on a honeycomb in La Bollene Vesubie, France, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments on Tuesday widened the EU ban on pesticides linked to harming bees after deciding not to renew their approval for Bayer’s insecticide known as thiacloprid. Farmers will not be allowed
0 Comments
GENEVA (Reuters) – Climate change is making it harder to eradicate deadly epidemics, with rising temperatures helping mosquitoes spread malaria in higher places in Africa, the head of a global health fund said on Tuesday. Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion demonstration in London, Britain, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Other potential deadly consequences
0 Comments
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California firefighters worked through the night into early Tuesday to tackle a pair of wildfires threatening people’s homes. Firefighters battle a blaze from the air that was threatening homes in the Pacific Palisades community of Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Gene Blevins Live aerial video footage broadcast by KABC-TV
0 Comments