Portuguese communities lock horns with lithium miners to save their land

LISBON (Reuters) – The lush, green hills where Paulo Pires has for years brought sheep to graze above his picturesque

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Cyclone nears Australia’s west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and

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Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Much of Australia’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20

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Beijing cuts city smog by more than 17% in 2019

FILE PHOTO: Vehicles move amid smog on a polluted day in Beijing, China November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING (Reuters)

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Lithium miner SQM considering options after environmental court ruling

(Reuters) – SQM, the world´s No. 2 lithium producer, said on Friday it “regrets” a ruling by a Chilean environmental

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China September steel output skids to six-month low on anti-pollution curbs

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s monthly crude steel output slid to a six-month low in September, official data showed on Friday,

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Brazil miner Vale expects to mostly finish paying for burst dam by 2021

FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil February

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Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of

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U.N. rights boss urges Brazil to preserve Amazon from mining

FILE PHOTO: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet holds a news conference at Centro Cultural Espana in downtown

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