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Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo - Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday.
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:16:29 -0400
House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan - A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under the Green New Deal introduced early this year.
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:15:09 -0400
Rains aid in battling ponderosa pine fire near Flagstaff, Arizona - Flames raged mostly unchecked for a third day through America's largest ponderosa pine forest, threatening thousands of residents in and around Flagstaff, Arizona, but firefighters made the most of afternoon rains on Tuesday to finally take the offensive.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:52:57 -0400
Pounding rains, flash floods drench northeastern United States - Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Tuesday, as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed and a flash flood threat moved south with the storm.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:30:07 -0400
Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria - Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for classifying the toxicity level of a product.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:43:52 -0400
Grupo Mexico says expects no operational impact from Guaymas suspension - Mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Tuesday that it does not expect its operations to be impacted by the partial closing of its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:33:39 -0400
A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open - A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:25:19 -0400
Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists - Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming but she implored them to listen to scientists.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:19:31 -0400
Singapore seizes ivory from nearly 300 elephants in record haul - Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:41:50 -0400
Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 - The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas.
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