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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – As coronavirus lockdowns disrupt food supply chains and shuttered restaurants curb demand for some of their produce, Belgium’s farmers are grappling with another crisis – drought. FILE PHOTO: A corn sprout is seen among dry earth in a field belonging to Belgian farmer Joel Van Coppenolle as Belgium is undergoing it’s dryest
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LONDON/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Glencore on Thursday defended its climate policy from activists who want targets set for the use of its products, with Chairman Tony Hayward saying the miner’s current plan will cut greenhouse gas emissions. FILE PHOTO: Tony Hayward, Chairman of Glencore and Genel Energy responds to questions during a panel debate at the
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(Reuters) – Bertha, the second named storm this Atlantic hurricane season, has weakened to a tropical depression, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday. “Additional weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Bertha is expected to become a remnant low tonight,” the Miami-based forecaster said. The tropical depression is located about
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