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California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs - California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co should be held accountable for mismanaging last week's widespread power shutoffs and urged the company to provide credits or rebates to affected customers.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:04:33 -0400
Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66 as hopes for missing fade - The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 66 on Tuesday as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing, and as thousands of homes remained without power or water.
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:35:16 -0400
Japan PM says disaster shelters should welcome all, including homeless - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that evacuation centers should welcome all disaster victims, after two homeless people had been refused entry at the weekend in Tokyo as the capital braced for Typhoon Hagibis.
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:20:05 -0400
Japan government says it will consider extra budget for typhoon relief - Japan's government will consider drafting a supplementary budget if the 500 billion yen ($4.6 billion) it has in reserve for disaster relief is not enough, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday, after Typhoon Hagibis flooded large areas of eastern Japan.
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:21:31 -0400
Climate change activists target BlackRock in London - Climate activists targeted BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that major financial institutions starve fossil fuel companies of the money they need to build new mines, wells and pipelines.
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:49:28 -0400
Chile's Codelco says considering closure of coastal copper smelter - Chile's Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said on Monday that it is evaluating the closure of its Ventanas copper smelter in a polluted coastal region.
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:01:38 -0400
Tropical Depression Fifteen forms over eastern Atlantic - U.S. NHC - Tropical Depression Fifteen has formed in the eastern Atlantic and is forecast to become a tropical storm by early Tuesday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:05:00 -0400
U.S. NHC says 90% chance of cyclone formation near Cabo Verde Islands - A large low pressure system located less than 300 miles southeast of Cabo Verde Islands has a 90% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday.
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:00:51 -0400
Greenpeace activists climb Shell North Sea platform saying "clean up your mess" - Greenpeace activists boarded two Royal Dutch Shell oil platforms in the British North Sea on Monday in protest against plans to leave parts of the giant structures in place after production shuts down.
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:58:29 -0400
German consumers face higher green power levy in 2020 - A fee levied on German consumers to support renewable power is likely to rise by 1.5-4.6% in 2020, industry sources said on Monday, a day before power network operators are due to publish details of the surcharge.
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