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Climate change blamed as floods overwhelm Venice, swamping basilica and squares - Venice's mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after "apocalyptic" floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 18:10:02 -0500
Greta Thunberg sets sail for Spain ahead of climate summit - Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg set off for Spain from Virginia aboard a catamaran on Wednesday, after an 11-week tour of North America to demand action on climate change that included an impassioned speech at a summit of the United Nations.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:06:58 -0500
Sweden's central bank sells off bonds from Canadian province over climate concerns - Sweden's central bank said on Wednesday it had sold off bonds from the oil-rich Canadian province of Alberta and parts of Australia because it felt that greenhouse gas emissions in both countries were too high.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:01:40 -0500
African swine fever in China more severe than previously thought: ADM CFO - China's African swine fever outbreak is far more severe than previously thought and the full impact of the disease on animal feed producers has yet to be realized, U.S. agribusiness company Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Wednesday.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:44:02 -0500
Chicago's cold blast spells concern for the city's homeless - Homeless advocates in Chicago were closely monitoring wind chill temperatures on Tuesday as an early season blast of arctic air swept across the eastern two-thirds of the United States.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:32:35 -0500
Venice still waiting for Moses to hold back the seas - If everything had gone according to plan, Tuesday's high tide should never have reached the lagoon city of Venice, let alone flood its basilica, submerge its squares and inundate its historic palaces.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:23:55 -0500
China's huge mysterious extinct ape 'Giganto' was an orangutan cousin - Genetic material extracted from a 1.9 million-year-old fossil tooth from southern China shows that the world's largest-known ape - an extinct creature dubbed "Giganto" that once inhabited Southeast Asia - was an oversized cousin of today's orangutans.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:21:58 -0500
China Sinopec plans 100-barge fleet to ship cleaner marine fuel: source - China's Sinopec Corp plans to build a fleet of 100 barges over the next three years to supply marine fuel compliant with new global emission standards, said a Chinese shipping executive with direct knowledge of the matter.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 12:40:40 -0500
UK's Johnson shouted at during visit to flood-hit area - Two onlookers shouted at Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson when he observed relief efforts in a flood-hit district of northern England on Wednesday, several days after the worst of the flooding.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 12:22:42 -0500
Court rebukes India government as poisonous smog chokes Delhi - India's top court censured the federal government for its inaction in fighting pollution on Wednesday, as poisonous smog choked the streets of the capital New Delhi forcing schools to shut and half of vehicles to be banned from the streets.
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