Deep Blue Directory

South Africa's Eskom could need 20 years to meet new emissions rules - Installing all the technology needed to meet stricter emissions rules coming into force in April could take South African power utility Eskom two decades, its environmental manager told Reuters.
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:49:38 -0500
French campaign groups ask court to order Total to act on global warming - Fourteen French local authorities and six campaign groups have asked a French court to order oil major Total to sharply reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, campaign groups said on Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:07:13 -0500
Jordanian women go door-to-door recycling trash - Every morning just after dawn, Saada Turkmani wakes up, puts on her bright yellow vest and green hard-hat and walks door-to-door in her Jordan valley village, picking up trash to be recycled.
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:04:13 -0500
Sainsbury's targets 2040 for net zero emissions, criticizes UK goal - Sainsbury's committed itself on Tuesday to have net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, a decade ahead of the British government's own target which it said "isn't soon enough".
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 19:09:36 -0500
Heavy rains dampen fires in Australia's Queensland state, cause flooding - (This January 26 story corrects hectares calculation in first paragraph)
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:21:14 -0500
Oscars go green with plant-based menus, no plastic bottles - Food at this year's Oscar events will be almost entirely plant-based, the Academy of Motion Pictures said on Monday, in line with other celebrity dinners during Hollywood's 2020 awards season.
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:55:00 -0500
Families trek to unsafe wells as taps run dry in drought-hit Zimbabwe - In Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo, Abraham Kavalanjila and his two sons give up waiting for the water to come back on and trek out into the maize fields to draw on an open well.
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:31:36 -0500
Court forces U.S. EPA to reconsider three refinery biofuel waivers - A U.S. appeals court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must reconsider three of the biofuel waivers it recently granted to small oil refineries, arguing the agency's justification for approving the exemptions was flawed.
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:28:49 -0500
Magnitude 5.4 quake hits southern Iran: state TV - A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Fars province in southern Iran on Monday, Iranian state TV reported.
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:30:31 -0500
Turkey ends rescue efforts after earthquake toll reaches 41 - Turkey called off rescue operations on Monday in eastern areas hit by Friday's earthquake after emergency workers recovered the body of a final person they were searching for in a collapsed building, bringing the death toll to 41, authorities said.
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