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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

‘Green is good.’ Is Wall Street’s new motto sustainable?

‘Green is good.’ Is Wall Street’s new motto sustainable?

Published 16/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s (GS.N) internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder [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…]

Apple pushes recycling of iPhone with ‘Daisy’ robot

Apple pushes recycling of iPhone with ‘Daisy’ robot

Published 11/01/2020

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Apple Inc APPL.O is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iPhone so that [more…]

Tokyo 2020 takes ‘out-of-the-box’ approach with cardboard beds

Tokyo 2020 takes ‘out-of-the-box’ approach with cardboard beds

Published 09/01/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Athletes competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will sleep on bed frames made from recyclable cardboard, with mattresses formed [more…]

Australia calls for another mass evacuation as monster bushfires return

Australia calls for another mass evacuation as monster bushfires return

Published 09/01/2020

MERIMBULA, Australia/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian authorities urged another mass evacuation across the heavily populated southeast on Thursday as a return of hot weather fanned huge [more…]