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BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost - Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies.
Tue, 21 May 2019 11:04:09 -0400
Tornado hits near Tulsa, Oklahoma airport as five states brace for severe weather - A tornado was spotted near the main airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, as 22 million people in the central United States faced a severe weather system that brought hail, heavy rain and flooding, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.
Tue, 21 May 2019 10:17:24 -0400
Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source - Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday.
Tue, 21 May 2019 09:56:15 -0400
BP shareholders overwhelmingly adopt climate resolution - BP shareholders overwhelmingly approved a climate resolution on Tuesday backed by investors and the oil and gas company which calls for it to meet the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Tue, 21 May 2019 09:32:22 -0400
Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting - A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last.
Tue, 21 May 2019 07:45:41 -0400
The Netherlands becomes first triple-A rated sovereign to launch green bond - The Netherlands became on Tuesday the first AAA-rated sovereign to offer investors a green bond, saying it would give preference to funds that prove their own environmentally friendly credentials.
Tue, 21 May 2019 07:37:05 -0400
Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds - Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance.
Tue, 21 May 2019 06:21:21 -0400
Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector - Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity.
Tue, 21 May 2019 06:12:00 -0400
Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study - A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March.
Tue, 21 May 2019 05:00:12 -0400
China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears - China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution.
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