Monday, June 18, 2018

Ecology

Ecology
A cigarette butt litters the street in Lyon

France Orders Tobacco Industry: Stub Out Cigarette Butt Pollution

By Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water,...
A glacier is seen in Half Moon Bay

Antarctic Thaw Quickens, Trillions of Tonnes of Ice Raise Sea Levels

By Alister Doyle Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) An accelerating thaw of Antarctica has pushed up world sea levels by almost a centimetre since the early...
Pope Francis poses with oil and energy leaders during a private meeting at the Vatican

Pope Warns Energy Bosses of Global Destruction without Fuel Shift

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters)  Pope Francis warned that climate change risked destroying humanity on Saturday and called on energy leaders to help the world...
losing of oil and coal power plants linked to drop in preterm births

Closing of Oil and Coal Power Plants Linked to Drop in...

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) The shuttering of eight oil- and coal-fueled electric plants in California was associated with a sizeable decrease in preterm births...
Bees get death-by-pesticide funeral in Paris

Bees Get Death-by-Pesticide Funeral in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) Beekeepers and environmental activists staged a mock funeral in Paris on Thursday for bees, to protest against the pesticides they say are...
Facility for capturing CO2 from air of Swiss Climeworks AG in Hinwil

Scientists Say Cost of Sucking Carbon from Thin Air Could Tumble

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) High costs of extracting greenhouse gases from thin air could tumble with new technologies that can help to combat climate...
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