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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U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases

(Reuters) – U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including

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Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation’s efforts to

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China’s top steelmaking city Tangshan extends output curbs in June: local media

FILE PHOTO: Debris covers the yard of the decommissioned Guofeng Iron and Steel plant in Tangshan, Hebei province, China, August

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Sweden’s Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

STOCKHOLM/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead

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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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Canada’s oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday,

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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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