Edition:
United Kingdom

Sebastien Malo

U.S. Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds

12 Jun 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.

U.S. Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds

12 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.

Radiohead snubs ransom demand as sells hacked music for climate activists

12 Jun 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British rock band Radiohead announced plans on Tuesday to sell 18 hours of unpublished music and give the proceeds to climate activists after hackers stole the recordings and demanded money.

Radiohead snubs ransom demand as sells hacked music for climate activists

11 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British rock band Radiohead announced plans on Tuesday to sell 18 hours of unpublished music and give the proceeds to climate activists after hackers stole the recordings and demanded money.

Michael Bloomberg to spend $500 million to close coal plants

07 Jun 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday he would contribute $500 million toward closing coal-fired power plants across the United States, in a clash with White House effort to revive a fossil fuel blamed for climate change.

Michael Bloomberg to spend $500 million to close coal plants

07 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday he would contribute $500 million toward closing coal-fired power plants across the United States, in a clash with White House effort to revive a fossil fuel blamed for climate change.

U.S. teen climate activist takes aim at textbooks - and presidential debates

07 Jun 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Alexandria Villasenor, a 14-year-old activist who has become one of the U.S. faces of the global youth climate movement, is outraged at how little U.S. students learn about climate change.

Meeting climate goals would cut U.S. city heat deaths, Miami ahead

05 Jun 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.S. city of Miami would be the biggest winner if global warming is kept to internationally agreed limits, averting a greater share of projected deaths from extreme heat than other large American cities, scientists said on Wednesday.

Startups strive to recycle emissions for 'new carbon economy'

30 May 2019

JACKSON, Wyoming (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Jennifer Holmgren, chief executive of carbon recycling firm LanzaTech, explained modestly how the Chicago-based startup had cut multi-million-dollar deals on four continents, including in China, aimed at helping curb climate change and air pollution.

FEATURE-Startups strive to recycle emissions for 'new carbon economy'

30 May 2019

JACKSON, Wyoming, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - J ennifer Holmgren, chief executive of carbon recycling firm LanzaTech, explained modestly how the Chicago-based startup had cut multi-million-dollar deals on four continents, including in China, aimed at helping curb climate change and air pollution.

World News