Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55%

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in

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Under pressure, Biden drifts leftward on abortion, climate change

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Joe Biden Express to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination went a bit off track this week.

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A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China’s heartland

ANYANG/SANGPO, China (Reuters) – For years, China’s industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped

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In coal we trust: Australia’s voters back PM Morrison’s faith in fossil fuel

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, “This is

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Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both

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Exclusive: More than 1 million acres of U.S. cropland ravaged by floods

CHICAGO/COLUMBUS, Neb. (Reuters) – At least 1 million acres (405,000 hectares) of U.S. farmland were flooded after the “bomb cyclone”

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Exclusive: U.S. EPA aims to curb biofuel credit speculation by blocking outsiders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Environmental Protection Agency will attempt to stamp out speculation in the U.S. biofuel credit market by

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Star of Mexican film ‘Roma’ prompts raw discussion of race, class

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Oscar-nominated film “Roma,” which chronicles the life of a young housekeeper in 1970s Mexico, has

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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in

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A water fight in Chile’s Atacama raises questions over lithium mining

SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA (Reuters) – Earlier this year, the world’s two biggest lithium producers publicly celebrated new deals with

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