Environment

LA SERENA, Chile (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile on Saturday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said, with authorities reporting as many as 200,000 without power and two people dead of heart attacks. People outside their houses are seen along a street after an earthquake in Coquimbo, Chile January
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil should open indigenous land to commercial farming, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, while also seeking to soften many of President Jair Bolsonaro’s controversial stances on native people and the environment. FILE PHOTO: Chief Joao Ponce (C), head of the Uirapuru indigenous community, walks along a corn field near
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Two of America’s best-known green investors are reassessing their stakes in global insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co’s after a Reuters investigation into the company’s lucrative side-business in “clean coal”. FILE PHOTO: A view of Duke Energyís Marshall Power Plant in Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, U.S., November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Keane/File
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury in Detroit on Thursday indicted four managers at Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury Audi unit as part of the U.S. government’s investigation into the German automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, according to court documents. An Audi logo is pictured at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany September
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FILE PHOTO: Uniper’s Scholven coal power plant is pictured in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government wants to extend beyond 2020 CO2-related compensation for companies that are heavy energy consumers as Europe’s largest economy shifts towards renewables, several sources close to a government coal commission told Reuters. Companies
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