Western Europeans wilt at the start of a summer heatwave, adding to climate change fears

Spaniards are hot as temperatures reach above 40 Celsius Outdoor events stop in parts of France, drought hits Italy Even hats are allowed at British high-end horse racing events MADRID/PARIS, June 17 (Reuters) – Spain headed for its hottest early summer temperatures in four decades on Friday, a French region banned outdoor events, and a … Read more

Green says vacated 3,500 drilling permits in new climate change lawsuit

The drilling rig operates in the Permian Basin oil and natural gas production area in Lea County, New Mexico. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com List ‘Each new well’ pushes Alaskan polar bear, Hawaiian songbird to extinction, plaintiff says Complaint accuses Bureau of Land Management of violating federal law by … Read more

In the hottest city on Earth, mothers are bearing the brunt of climate change

Jacobabad in Pakistan hits 51 Celsius (124 Fahrenheit) Women are particularly susceptible to extreme heat – study Pregnant women at higher risk, scientists warn WIDE IMAGE photo essay: JACOBABAD, Pakistan, June 14 (Reuters) – Heavy pregnant Sonari toils in the hot sun in a field filled with bright yellow melons in Jacobabad, which last month … Read more

Exclusive: Brazil’s Bolsonaro may step down, raise environmental fines to protect Amazon

SAO PAULO, May 24 (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro could sign a decree soon Tuesday to increase fines for environmental crimes, two officials familiar with the matter told Reuters, a move that would allow for more aggressive protection of the Amazon rainforest. . Government officials, who were not authorized to speak to the media, … Read more

Another climate change lawsuit against Big Oil returns to state court

The Exxon Mobil Corporation logo is displayed on a monitor above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, December 30, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com List Summary law firm Relevant Documents 1st Circuit again sues Rhode Island climate change lawsuit Four district courts … Read more

On Earth Day, climate activists call for a ban on buying Russian oil

Campaigners demand EU sanctions on Russian oil and gas Several European countries defied the ban for fear of an economic hit Protests in Berlin, Warsaw, Brussels, Lviv, New York BRUSSELS, April 22 (Reuters) – Climate change campaigners staged a wave of protests for Earth Day on Friday, prompting demands such as an immediate halt to … Read more

Emperor Penguin is at serious risk of extinction due to climate change

May 6 (Reuters) – Emperor penguins, which roam the frozen tundra and cold seas of Antarctica, are at severe risk of extinction in the next 30 to 40 years as a result of climate change, an expert from the Argentine Antarctic Institute (IAA) warned. The emperor, the world’s largest penguin and one of only two … Read more