Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Ecology

Ecology
Buildings are seen amid smog on a polluted day where a blue alert is issued, in Beijing

Smog in Key North China Region Rises 27 Pct in March...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) A major smog indicator in China's heavy industrial Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region rose by more than a quarter in March, the Ministry of Ecology and...
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (not pictured) during their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing

U.N. Chief Says Countries Need to Rise to Challenge of Climate...

BOAO, China (Reuters) U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that countries need to rise to the challenge of climate change Guterres, speaking at the Chinese...
The Apple Inc. logo is shown outside the company's 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco

Apple Says All Its Facilities Now Powered by Clean Energy

(Reuters) Apple Inc on Monday said it had achieved its goal of powering all of the company's facilities with renewable energy, a milestone that includes...
The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei

Uber Agrees to Buy Electric Cycle-Sharing Startup JUMP Bikes

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc  said on Monday it has agreed to buy electric bicycle service JUMP Bikes, allowing Uber...
A protestor walks past burning debris as French gendarmes continue an evacuation operation in the zoned ZAD (Deferred Development Zone) in Notre-Dame-des-Landes

French Police Clash with Eco-Activists as They Clear Abandoned Airport Site

By Guillaume Frouin NOTRE-DAME-DES-LANDES, France (Reuters) French police fired teargas and stun grenades and were pelted with stones during a dawn swoop to clear eco-activists...
A thorny branch of the Christ's Thorn Jujube tree is seen in the laboratory of Dr. Shabtai Cohen, at the Volcani Agricultural Research Centre in Beit Dagan, Israel

Christ’s ‘Crown of Thorns’ Tree May Help in Climate Change Fight...

By Rinat Harash NEOT KEDUMIM, Israel (Reuters) As the sun beats down on the barren slopes around Jerusalem, a tree of the kind believed to have...
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