Environment

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Two weeks after fountains of lava and poisonous gas from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the middle of the night, things were only getting worse for residents on Friday following one of its largest eruptions and worst sulfur emissions. A soldier of the Hawaii
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on May 29, India’s weather office said in a statement on Friday. The monsoon, the lifeblood of the country’s $2 trillion economy, delivers nearly 70 percent of rains that India needs to water farms and recharge reservoirs and aquifers.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. federal agency tasked with restoring electricity to Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean last year, is leaving the island though thousands still have no power heading into the next hurricane season starting next month. Only a last-minute request from the governor of the island, bemoaning the “fragile
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s government on Wednesday suffered its 15th defeat on legislation that will end Britain’s membership of the European Union when parliament’s upper chamber voted in favour of adding environmental safeguards to the bill. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends the unveiling of the statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett on
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BERLIN (Reuters) – It is not in Germany’s interests to weaken its scandal-hit car industry so much that it is no longer able to invest in future technologies, Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during the 2018 budget debate at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany,
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OSLO (Reuters) – An architect of the Paris climate agreement urged governments on Tuesday to halt oil exploration in the Arctic, saying drilling was not economical and warming threatened the environmentally fragile region. FILE PHOTO: Former United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres speaks to the media after Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solis nominated her
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