Tag: Environmental concerns

Climate envoy says US, China must end world’s ‘suicide pact’

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LONDON — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry called on China to join America in urgently cutting greenhouse gas emissions and described the international alliances...

Israel plans to tax disposable plastic in bid to reduce use

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JERUSALEM — Israel's government Monday put forward a plan to double taxes on single-use plastics in a bid to reduce the proliferation of the...

EXPLAINER: How Democrats hope to enact Biden domestic agenda

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WASHINGTON — Lawmakers’ most consequential battle this year over President Joe Biden’s expansive domestic agenda will snake through a legislative maze that's eye-rolling even...

California fire prompts evacuations; Oregon blaze balloons

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SAN FRANCISCO — A rapidly growing wildfire south of Lake Tahoe jumped a highway, prompting more evacuation orders and the cancellation of an extreme...

Ex-Indiana wildlife center auctioned off after court ruling

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CHARLESTOWN, Ind. — Hundreds of people turned out for an auction at a former Indiana wildlife center where the ex-proprietor and his ex-wife were...

Ex-Indiana wildlife center auctioned off after court ruling

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CHARLESTOWN, Ind. — Hundreds of people turned out for an auction at a former Indiana wildlife center where the ex-proprietor and his ex-wife were...

Experts: Europe floods shows need to curb emissions, adapt

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BRUSSELS — Just as the European Union was announcing plans to spend billions of euros to contain climate change, massive clouds gathered over Germany...

They’re not blown away by NJ’s offshore wind power plans

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OCEAN CITY, N.J. — New Jersey is moving aggressively to become the leader in the fast-growing offshore wind energy industry on the East Coast,...

Protesters seek help dealing with fish-killing red tide

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Amid the stench of dead fish, protesters marched Saturday along Florida's Tampa Bay to call for state assistance in dealing...

Mexico abandons fishing-free zone for endangered porpoise

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MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government officially abandoned the policy of maintaining a fishing-free zone around the last 10 or so remaining vaquita marina....