Environment

A Canada Post employee delivers mail during a snow storm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren TORONTO (Reuters) – A winter storm dumped heavy snow and ice pellets on the most populated parts of Canada on Tuesday, closing schools and paralyzing transportation. Environment Canada expected 15 to 25 centimeters (6 to 10
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian environmental groups on Tuesday blasted President Jair Bolsonaro’s environment minister after he dismissed the murdered Amazon rain forest defender Chico Mendes as “irrelevant.” Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles attends a conference on indigenous rights organized by the prosecutor’s office in Brasilia, Brazil January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado “I don’t know
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Air pollution in 39 major northern Chinese cities rose 16 percent on the year in January, official data showed, with surging industrial activity making it increasingly unlikely they will meet their winter emissions targets. A woman wearing a mask walks past buildings on a polluted day in Handan, Hebei province, China January
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Young WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday urged the Tennessee Valley Authority not to close a plant in the heart of coal country, as the U.S.-owned power generator
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Egyptian youth volunteers collect waste and plastic as part of a campaign to clean up the Nile River sponsored by Egypt’s environment ministry in cooperation with VeryNile and Greenish, in Cairo, Egypt February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh CAIRO (Reuters) – Hundreds of young Egyptians, including actress Mai El Gheity, trudged through the mud on
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ABIDJAN (Reuters) – More downpours are needed to strengthen Ivory Coast’s April-to-September cocoa mid-crop despite above-average rains in most growing regions last week, farmers said. FILE PHOTO: A farmer is seen at his cocoa plantation in Toumodi, Ivory Coast October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon/File Photo Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, is in the
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