Environment

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a working luncheon with permanent representatives of the United Nations Security Council in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration sees relying more on partial exemptions to ethanol blending requirements as a
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Electrification in the automotive industry isn’t just about consumer cars: There are plenty of commercial and specialist vehicles that are prime candidates for EVs, including in the healthcare industry. Take the new UCLA mobile surgical lab developed by Winnebago, for instance — it’s a zero-emission, all-electric vehicle that will move back and forth between two
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GENEVA (Reuters) – Reuters photographer Denis Balibouse spent years shooting fast-moving subjects in fast-breaking events – the winning goal in a Europa League soccer clash, the confrontation in an Extinction Rebellion street protest. A handout picture of the Aletsch Glacier in Fieschertal, Switzerland taken between 1860 and 1890 and released by Library of Congress, is
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Environmentally sensitive but potentially oil-rich areas of Arctic Alaska will be opened to oil development under a new Trump administration proposal to undo Obama-era protections. The Trans Alaska Pipeline is pictured near the midpoint of the 800-mile line, near Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S. May 31, 2018. Picture taken May 31, 2018. REUTERS/Yereth
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The problem of how to find the potential treasure trove hidden in millions of pounds of trash is getting a high-tech answer as investors funnel $16 million into the recycling robots built by Denver-based AMP Robotics. For recyclers, the commercialization of robots tackling industry problems couldn’t come at a better time. Their once-stable business has
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FILE PHOTO: Ratu, an 8 year-old female Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), is seen at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in the Way Kambas National Park, Lampung province, May 20, 2010. REUTERS/Supri/File Photo KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The last Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia died on Saturday, leaving the smallest species of rhino, which once roamed across Asia,
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After a year of testing out environmental technologies for a private company, co-founder Patricia Ayma developed a process for bioplastic production using bacteria. The system turns organic matter, such as food waste, into a product that can be used as a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastics. “I realized that it was a simple technology for
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Waves flood the street in Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France November 23, 2019 in this still image obtained from social media video.BRICE RODIERE/via REUTERS ROQUEBRUNE-SUR-ARGENS, France (Reuters) – Two people were found dead on Sunday after massive flooding that has hit southeastern France since Friday, causing major damage in the region, local authorities said. One person was found
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