Environment

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Published 20/01/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - A restive volcano in the Philippines has a high risk of eruption as it is “recharging” with fresh magma and rising emissions [more…]

Australia’s flame-scarred Kangaroo Valley calls for tourists to return

Australia’s flame-scarred Kangaroo Valley calls for tourists to return

Published 20/01/2020

KANGAROO VALLEY (Reuters) - Hard-hit businesses in Australia’s blaze-ravaged Kangaroo Valley are calling for tourists to return now that the wildfires are under control, and [more…]

Australian budget surplus in doubt as bushfire funding boosted

Australian budget surplus in doubt as bushfire funding boosted

Published 20/01/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Monday boosted emergency funding for small businesses hit by bushfires that have ravaged the country for months, as the mounting [more…]

Sports need to do more to combat climate change: lobby group

Sports need to do more to combat climate change: lobby group

Published 20/01/2020

(Reuters) - The bushfire smoke that hampered the buildup to the Australian Open highlights the need for Tennis Australia to be doing much more to [more…]

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

Published 19/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla (TSLA.O) has agreed to buy a property on the outskirts of Berlin, bringing it a step closer [more…]

ValueAct’s Ubben cheers BlackRock’s new stance on climate change

ValueAct’s Ubben cheers BlackRock’s new stance on climate change

Published 15/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investor Jeffrey Ubben, already betting there is money to be made from coaxing corporations into being better citizens, gained an ally [more…]

U.S. flood risk model to be publicly available in boon for homebuyers

U.S. flood risk model to be publicly available in boon for homebuyers

Published 14/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A climate research organization will offer access to a risk model that predicts the probability of flooding for homes across the [more…]

Done in a Datsun: Man cooks roast pork in car during Australian heatwave

Done in a Datsun: Man cooks roast pork in car during Australian heatwave

Published 17/12/2019

(Reuters) - A man has successfully cooked a pork roast in a car on a scorching hot day in Australia. Stu Pengelly placed the slab [more…]

In New York lab, centuries-old corals hold clues to climate shifts

In New York lab, centuries-old corals hold clues to climate shifts

Published 05/12/2019

PALISADES, N.Y. (Reuters) - Some 20 miles north of New York City, a team of scientists is searching for clues about how the environment is [more…]

Santa Claus dives into hot climate issue in Paris aquarium

Santa Claus dives into hot climate issue in Paris aquarium

Published 05/12/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - In a change of scene, Santa Claus is donning flippers and a diving mask along with his traditional red-and-white outfit to scuba [more…]