Environment

Japan’s renowned artists find inspiration from pandemic

Japan’s renowned artists find inspiration from pandemic

Published 30/07/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Some of Japan’s best-known artists are finding new avenues of expression in areas such as online communication and the environment, as the [more…]

Woolly mammoth skeleton found in lake in Russia’s Arctic

Woolly mammoth skeleton found in lake in Russia’s Arctic

Published 28/07/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian scientists are poring over the stunningly well-preserved bones of an adult woolly mammoth that roamed the earth at least 10,000 years [more…]

BMW to offer fully electric 5-series in emissions push

BMW to offer fully electric 5-series in emissions push

Published 27/07/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW (BMWG.DE) will offer a fully electric 5-series as part of sweeping product overhaul unveiled on Monday as the German carmaker seeks [more…]

Column: U.S. rule could halt social investing in 401(k) plans in its tracks

Column: U.S. rule could halt social investing in 401(k) plans in its tracks

Published 23/07/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The idea of using investments to promote environmental and social causes has grown quickly in recent years, and retirement plans looked like [more…]

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

Published 20/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Signs emerged that leaders of northern European Union countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro ($2 trillion) coronavirus stimulus [more…]

Analysts’ View: EU progress lifts euro, stocks on the defensive

Analysts’ View: EU progress lifts euro, stocks on the defensive

Published 20/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - EU leaders reported some progress on Monday after three days of haggling over a coronavirus stimulus plan, sending the euro to a [more…]

Japan ministry warns electricity industry it will miss CO2 cut target

Japan ministry warns electricity industry it will miss CO2 cut target

Published 14/07/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s environment ministry warned on Tuesday that the electricity industry, which accounts for 40% of its carbon emissions, will miss its target [more…]

UK new car sales post smaller slump in June

UK new car sales post smaller slump in June

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British new car registrations fell by an annual 35% in June, the smallest drop since February, as many dealerships reopened after coronavirus [more…]

UK decision on Huawei not set in stone, British minister says

UK decision on Huawei not set in stone, British minister says

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s decision to allow China’s Huawei to play a limited role in building its 5G network is not “fixed in stone” and [more…]

UK hopes for socially distanced performances at cultural venues, minister says

UK hopes for socially distanced performances at cultural venues, minister says

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain hopes to permit outdoor and socially distanced performances at cultural venues, minister Oliver Dowden said on Monday, after announcing a nearly [more…]