Deep Blue Directory

'Not the greatest crisis': Trump's EPA pick downplays climate threat - U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency told lawmakers on Wednesday he does not believe climate change is a major crisis, and would continue to undo Obama-era emission limits if confirmed.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:24:40 -0500
Many coffee species threatened with extinction, scientists warn - Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world's wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including the popular commercial coffees Arabica and Robusta, scientists warned on Wednesday.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:10:02 -0500
Supermodel Gisele fires back at criticism from Brazil farm minister - Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen on Wednesday rejected critiques by the country's farm minister that questioned her knowledge about Brazil's conservation efforts.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:42:52 -0500
U.S. automakers push for deal on fuel efficiency rules - Executives at the major U.S. automakers are pressing the Trump administration and California to agree on standards for fuel efficiency and carbon emissions through 2025, as risks increase that a deadline for setting national standards will pass without a deal.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:50:54 -0500
Plastics, consumer goods makers in $1.5 billion pledge to rein in waste - Global companies including BASF, DowDuPont, Procter & Gamble and SABIC have formed an alliance to fight plastic waste, pledging to spend $1.5 billion over the next five years.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:29:35 -0500
Severe sandstorm hits Egyptian cities, ports - Egypt's capital Cairo and some of its port cities were hit by a severe sandstorm, with strong winds and heavy dust forcing the closure of several ports.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:26:39 -0500
Value of global CO2 markets hit record 144 billion euros in 2018: report - The value of traded global markets for carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances soared 250 percent last year to a record high of 144 billion euros ($164 billion), analysts at Refinitiv said on Wednesday.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:56:02 -0500
Failure to curb climate change a top risk: Davos survey - The risk that global efforts to tackle climate change will fail has risen despite concerns about powerful storms, floods, and droughts, a survey released by the World Economic Forum said on Wednesday, days before its annual gathering in Davos.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:51:28 -0500
Small quake shakes northern California, no immediate damage reported - A small earthquake shook buildings and roused Northern California residents from their sleep early on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:35:22 -0500
Analysts raise EU carbon price forecasts, warn of short-term Brexit jitters: Reuters poll - Analysts have increased their forecasts for prices in Europe's carbon market to 2021 as supply cuts begin to bite, but warned that short-term prices will be volatile due to uncertainty about Britain's departure from the European Union.
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