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Investors managing $32 trillion in assets call for action on climate change

Investors managing $32 trillion in assets call for action on climate change

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LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors managing $32 trillion in assets have called on governments to accelerate steps to combat climate change, as policymakers meet for talks at a United Nations conference in Poland. FILE PHOTO: Smoke and steam billows from Belchatow Power Station, Europe's largest coal-fired power plant operated by PGE Group, near Belchatow, Poland…
Winter storm knocks out power to 380,000 in U.S. Southeast
North Carolina governor declares emergency over impending snowstorm
China’s top steelmaking city orders additional industrial output cuts
U.S. proposes looser protections for a bird, to boost drilling, mining
Mudslide risk in Southern California wildfire zones prompts evacuation of thousands

Mudslide risk in Southern California wildfire zones prompts evacuation of thousands

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Heavy rains and the threat of mudslides in Southern California forced the closure of a key coastal highway near Malibu on Thursday and prompted authorities to order evacuations of almost 3,000 residents from hillside areas scarred by recent wildfires. The same Pacific storm also brought snow to the region’s high country,…
Chile drives electric vehicle rollout in Latin America

Chile drives electric vehicle rollout in Latin America

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By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda FILE PHOTO: The logo of an electric car is painted on the road during the opening ceremony of the first Latin American public charging station, at Santiago, April 20, 2011. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A massive cargo ship docked in the Chilean port of San Antonio at the…
Katowice COP24 Notebook: Protesters raise the alarm on climate

Katowice COP24 Notebook: Protesters raise the alarm on climate

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) - Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change are nearing the end of a first week in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the country’s Silesian coal mining district. Protesters take part in the March for the Climate on the streets…
Katowice COP24 Notebook: Focus on price, COP24 urged

Katowice COP24 Notebook: Focus on price, COP24 urged

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) - Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change are nearing the end of a first week in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the Silesian mining district. The city centre of Katowice is pictured during the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference…