Magnitude 6.2 Quake Strikes Off Indonesia's Sumatra, Agency Says

A magnitude 6.2 quake struck off the shores of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Tuesday with the epicentre at a depth of 12km...

May 29, 2024

INDONESIA-QUAKE:Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Indonesia's Sumatra, agency says

Climate Plan Verifier Tightens Rules For Banks, Asset Managers

A leading arbiter of corporate climate targets said on Tuesday it would tighten the rules for financial institutions seeking its approval to ensure their near-term ambitions were better aligned with the world's climate goal...

May 29, 2024

CLIMATE-FINANCE-EMISSIONS:Climate plan verifier tightens rules for banks, asset managers

Mexico's Electricity Demand Hits Record Amid Extreme Heat And Water Shortages

Mexico has been consuming record amounts of electricity and occasionally more than its utility infrastructure can generate and transmit, official data showed, as scorching heat and water shortages raise the likelihood of power outages...

May 29, 2024

MEXICO-ELECTRICITY:Mexico's electricity demand hits record amid extreme heat and water shortages

Floods In Southern Brazil Leave Students Without Classrooms For A Month

Tens of thousands of students in southern Brazil have been gone a month without seeing their classrooms after catastrophic floods submerged some schools and turned others into shelters, raising concerns about their mental health...

May 29, 2024

BRAZIL-RAINS-SCHOOLS:Floods in southern Brazil leave students without classrooms for a month

Rains Cause Quarry Collapse In Remote Indian Region, Cyclone Deaths Reach 23

Torrential rains brought by cyclone Remal caused a stone quarry to collapse in India's northeastern state of Mizoram, killing 12 people and trapping seven, while 11 more died in landslides and other accidents elsewhere in the remote region, officials said...

May 29, 2024

ASIA-WEATHER-BANGLADESH-INDIA:Rains cause quarry collapse in remote Indian region, cyclone deaths reach 23

Climate Change Threatens Low-lying Caribbean Hospitals, UN Says

Tens of millions of people living in coastal areas around the Caribbean and Latin America face imminent risks to healthcare and key infrastructure as climate change brings more severe weather events, according to a United Nations report on Tuesday. According to the report by the U.N...

May 29, 2024

CARIBBEAN-CLIMATE-WEATHER:Climate change threatens low-lying Caribbean hospitals, UN says

Climate Change To Have Long-term Economic Impact: SF Fed Paper

An increase in the number of hot days as climate change warms the globe would likely damage the U.S. economy over the long-term, according to research published on Tuesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco...

May 29, 2024

USA-FED-CLIMATE-ECONOMY:Climate change to have long-term economic impact: SF Fed paper

US FDA Approves Elanco's Feed Ingredient To Cut Methane Emissions In Dairy Cows

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Elanco Animal Health's methane-reducing feed ingredient for lactating dairy cows, the company said on Tuesday...

May 29, 2024

ELANCO-ANIMAL-METHANE:US FDA approves Elanco's feed ingredient to cut methane emissions in dairy cows

Zimbabwe To Look East For Trophy Hunting Export Markets

Zimbabwean wildlife authorities are eyeing trophy hunting export markets in the East as some European countries move to ban trophy imports, an official said on Tuesday...

May 29, 2024

ZIMBABWE-WILDLIFE:Zimbabwe to look East for trophy hunting export markets

Momentum Building Behind Global Company Climate Disclosures, Standards Body Says

More countries than initially expected are adopting international climate-related disclosure standards, a global rulemaking body said on Tuesday, but cautioned that significant departures from the norms would come at a cost...

May 29, 2024

CLIMATE-CHANGE-COMPANIES-DISCLOSURES:Momentum building behind global company climate disclosures, standards body says
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