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World 12 Jun 2019 | 5:32 AM

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has announced it will enshrine a new commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into law, marking a first among G7 nations facing increasingly severe impacts from the climate crisis.

World 12 Jun 2019 | 12:07 AM

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions.

World 04 Jun 2019 | 6:16 PM

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050.

TECH 27 May 2019 | 3:30 AM

Amazon employees are pressuring the company to become a leader on climate

Amazon is preparing to do something it's never done before: disclose its company-wide greenhouse gas emissions.

World 17 May 2019 | 9:44 AM

Factbox - Major election policies of Australia's political parties

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's political parties are in the final stages of campaigning ahead of a general election on Saturday.

World 09 May 2019 | 8:42 PM

EU heads put climate, democracy and jobs at heart of future course

SIBIU, Romania (Reuters) - Fighting climate change, safeguarding the rule of law and finding a modern model for growth must be at the heart of the European Union, the bloc's leaders agreed in Thursday talks meant to show unity despite the damage from Brexit.

World 03 May 2019 | 2:48 AM

U.S. House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration keep the United States as a party to the Paris Climate Agreement.

World 16 Mar 2019 | 2:41 AM

U.S. youth rally in Washington protests climate inaction

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of youngsters skipped school to rally in Washington on Friday as part of what organizers called an international youth climate strike to seek action on climate change.

TECH 14 Mar 2019 | 1:30 AM

US activist shareholders push Amazon on everything from facial recognition to climate change

Amazon is now the No. 1 target of activist shareholders.

World 05 Mar 2019 | 6:36 PM

Finland wants EU to agree plan for net-zero carbon footprint

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Finland wants the European Union to agree to achieve a net-zero carbon footprint by 2050, Environment Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen said on Monday as the bloc's ministers met to discuss a climate protection plan.