Russia opens criminal case against Arctic city mayor over fuel spill

A view shows water barriers during recovery works following a diesel fuel leak at a thermal power station near Norilsk

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Kremlin dismisses talk of ousting Nornickel President after fuel spill

FILE PHOTO: President and Chairman of the Board of MMC Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin attends a session of the St. Petersburg International

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European lawmakers to consider tougher climate law: draft

(Reuters) – European Union lawmakers are considering toughening the bloc’s planned climate law, with stricter near-term emission goals and a

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Karlovy Vary film festival rolls up red carpet, cancels 2020 edition

PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, central and eastern Europe’s leading cinema event, has cancelled this summer’s

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Fires near Chernobyl make Kiev air most polluted in world

KIEV (Reuters) – Fires around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant and elsewhere pushed pollution levels in Ukraine’s capital Kiev to

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Coronavirus lockdowns give Europe’s cities cleaner air

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite

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Bayer mediator says glyphosate settlement talks slowed by coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the annual results news conference of the German drugmaker in Leverkusen,

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Amazon in Holocaust row about ‘Hunters’ series, anti-Semitic books

WARSAW (Reuters) – The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series

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Eight EU countries call on Timmermans to raise 2030 climate goal to 55%

FILE PHOTO: Frans Timmermans, first Vice President of the European Commission, speaks during an Emergency Declaration for Nature and People

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Heavy metal band Metallica donates 250,000 euros for Romanian pediatric hospital

James Hetfield of Metallica performs during the I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell concert at The Forum

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