Environment

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese regulators are close to releasing new “green bond” standards that would exclude polluting fossil fuel projects from corporate financing channels designed to lift environmental standards, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker walks past coal piles at a coal coking plant in Yuncheng, Shanxi province, China January
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FILE PHOTO: Logos of ConocoPhillips are seen in its booth at Gastech, the world’s biggest expo for the gas industry, in Chiba, Japan, April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia has shelved two environmental licensing requests made by oil companies ConocoPhillips and Canacol Energy Ltd for fracking projects in northern Cesar province, two
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FILE PHOTO: High-tension electrical power lines are seen near Blayais Nuclear Power Plant in Braud-et-Saint-Louis, near Blaye, France, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau PARIS (Reuters) – French state-controlled utility EDF and nuclear regulator ASN said on Wednesday that an earthquake registering 4.9 on the Richter scale in southwestern France had no impact on the Blayais
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