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(Reuters) – Andrea has weakened to a depression over the Atlantic and is expected to dissipate soon, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday. The system is located about 280 miles (450 km) west-southwest of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour (55 kmph), the Miami-based weather forecaster said. Reporting
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THOOTHUKUDI, India (Reuters) – A year after Indian police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in this hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community and between residents and the police are still running high. FILE PHOTO: Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world’s plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Plastic waste is piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia October 14, 2018.REUTERS/Lai
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ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) – Climate change protesters disrupted oil and gas group BP’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting “this is a crime scene”, while rival Royal Dutch Shell received some rare praise from shareholders on its climate policies. Climate change activists demonstrate outside the BP AGM in Aberdeen, Britain May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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BP Chief Executive Robert Dudley leaves BP AGM in Aberdeen, Britain May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) – BP shareholders overwhelmingly approved a climate resolution on Tuesday backed by investors and the oil and gas company which calls for it to meet the 2015 Paris climate agreement. The resolution, co-filed by shareholder group
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Climate change activists demonstrate outside the BP AGM in Aberdeen, Britain May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) – Protesters against climate change disrupted oil and gas group BP’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting “This is a crime scene.” Two women protesters inside the meeting were carried out by security staff, while other
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THE HAGUE (Reuters) – A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year’s gathering to be the company’s last. Environmental activists demonstrate outside the Royal Dutch Shell’s annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel, in Scheveningen, Netherlands
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Environmental activists demonstrate outside the Royal Dutch Shell’s annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel, in Scheveningen, Netherlands May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Environmental activists on Tuesday demonstrated outside the Royal Dutch Shell’s annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of
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