Environment

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to departing for Paris, France, from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY (Reuters) – President Donald Trump early on Saturday said “gross mismanagement of forests” is to blame for two unchecked wildfires burning
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Vehicles drive through smog in New Delhi, India, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Air quality has been deteriorating over recent weeks in India’s capital New Delhi as farmers burn crop residue in neighboring states and the smoke combines with industrial and vehicular emissions. The festival of Diwali on Wednesday, when revelers
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A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in Calabasas, California, U.S. November 9, 2018. Battalion Chief David Neels/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Four additional fatalities have been discovered in a Northern California wildfire, authorities said
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shares of California power utilities plummeted on Friday as wildfires in California left thousands of customers without gas and electricity. A Pacific Gas & Electric lineman cuts a downed power line during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam PG&E Corp (PCG.N), which operates in the
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works, Hussam Al-Roumi, resigned on Friday following heavy rainfall that caused damaging flooding across the country, state news agency KUNA reported on Friday. “Out of my moral responsibility … I have submitted my resignation to the prime minister,” Al-Roumi said. The army and national guard were mobilized to
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