Chemicals (TRBC)

West and Russia square off for fight over empowering chemical…

West and Russia square off for fight over empowering chemical…

Published 26/06/2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Britain, which has condemned Russia over the nerve agent poisoning of an ex-spy, is pushing to give more teeth to the [more…]

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution:…

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution:…

Published 07/06/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Plastic waste and toxic chemicals found in remote parts of the Antarctic this year add to evidence that pollution is spreading to [more…]

‘Buy now or wait?’, Italian sell-off lures back investors

‘Buy now or wait?’, Italian sell-off lures back investors

Published 31/05/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Some European and U.S. fund managers are stepping back into Italian equities after fresh angst about a break from the euro zone [more…]

Chemicals boss Ratcliffe tops Sunday Times Rich List

Chemicals boss Ratcliffe tops Sunday Times Rich List

Published 12/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Jim Ratcliffe, the founder and boss of chemical giant Ineos, is the richest man in the United Kingdom, according to the Sunday [more…]

Germany vows to keep pressure on Russia over Syria

Germany vows to keep pressure on Russia over Syria

Published 13/04/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Friday said it would do all it could to maintain political pressure on Russia over the suspected use [more…]

Trump to unveil China tariff list this week, targeting tech goods

Trump to unveil China tariff list this week, targeting tech goods

Published 02/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration this week will unveil the list of Chinese imports targeted for U.S. tariffs to punish Beijing over technology transfer [more…]

DowDuPont says Andrew Liveris to step down, names CEO for new Dow

DowDuPont says Andrew Liveris to step down, names CEO for new Dow

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO The Dow Chemical Company attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 17, 2017. [more…]

Amazon to pay $1.2 million in settlement over pesticide sales, U.S….

Amazon to pay $1.2 million in settlement over pesticide sales, U.S….

Published 15/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Amazon.com's logo is seen at Amazon Japan's office building in Tokyo, Japan, August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will [more…]

Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible: U.N. draft

Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible: U.N. draft

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: People watch the first sunrise on New Year's Day at a beach in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File PhotoOSLO (Reuters) - [more…]

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Published 01/12/2017

French farmer Marc Leprince pulls up a dead weed in an alfalfa field non-treated with weedkillers during an interview with Reuters in Greneville-en-Beauce, France, November [more…]