Leave room for the firetruck: Insurers help design mansions to tame disaster losses

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bruce Gendelman wanted a mountainside retreat when he bought 12 acres in Aspen, Colorado. But forest

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As Chinese mountains get hotter, hunt for ‘cure-all’ fungus gets harder

AMNE MACHIN RANGE, China (Reuters) – For Ma Junxiao, an ethnic Hui Muslim farmer from remote western China, the daily

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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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Britain to launch new scheme to pay households for unused renewable power

FILE PHOTO: Solar panels on refurbished homes reflect the sun in Stoke-on-Trent, Britain February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Staples/File Photo LONDON

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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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Forest wildfire in New Zealand destroys homes, forces evacuation

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A bush fire on New Zealand’s South Island spread through thousands of hectares, destroying property and forcing

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Kinder Morgan’s Miss. Gulf LNG export plant passes environmental test

(Reuters) – U.S. energy company Kinder Morgan Inc’s proposed Gulf liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Mississippi took a

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Storm Leslie hits Portugal, leaves thousands without power

LISBON (Reuters) – At least 300,000 homes were without power on Sunday after tropical storm Leslie hit Portugal’s Atlantic coast,

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Wildfires kill at least 74 in Greece’s ‘Pompeii’

MATI, Greece (Reuters) – Greece’s prime minister told of the “unspeakable tragedy” the country faced after at least 74 people

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