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20 07 2024 | 08:22

Gambia lawmakers back recommendations to maintain female genital mutilation ban

Dakar, Senegal — Gambian lawmakers adopted recommendations Monday for the country to maintain its ban on female genital mutilation ahead of a vote later this month on whether to decriminalize the…

20 07 2024 | 07:11

Burkina Faso junta adopts draft law to criminalise homosexuality

DAKAR, July 11 (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's military junta said it has adopted the draft of an amended family code that criminalises homosexuality.   The West African nation has been among just 22…

01 07 2024 | 10:06

Kenya’s parliament compound stormed, building set ablaze: Witness

Sections of Kenya’s parliament were on fire on Tuesday as protesters overwhelmed police to storm the compound where lawmakers had just passed a contentious bill that would introduce a raft of…

19 06 2023 | 08:08

Europe must help Africa grow with low-carbon tech, Italian minister says

MILAN, June 5 (Reuters) - Europe must help Africa achieve economic growth using technologies which are much less polluting than the ones that helped developed economies flourish, Italian Energy and…

12 06 2023 | 09:27

Rome climate protesters turn Trevi fountain water black

Seven activists protesting against climate change climbed into the Trevi fountain in Rome and poured diluted charcoal into the water to turn it black. The protesters from the Ultima Generazione (…

31 05 2023 | 07:42

More than half of the world’s lakes have shrunk in past 30 years, study finds

More than half of the world’s large lakes and reservoirs have shrunk since the early 1990s – chiefly because of the climate crisis and human consumption – intensifying concerns about water supply for…

31 05 2023 | 07:38

BNP Paribas: will no longer finance development of new oil and gas fields

PARIS, May 11 (Reuters) - BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA), France's largest lender, will no longer provide any financing dedicated to the development of new oil and gas fields, the bank said on Thursday, as it…

18 05 2023 | 11:11

French oil giant TotalEnergies sues Greenpeace over emissions report

The French oil major TotalEnergies has sued the environmental group Greenpeace France and the climate consulting firm Factor-X over a report claiming that the company massively underestimated its…

12 03 2023 | 18:02

COP28 boss urges Big Oil to join fight against climate change

Cop28 president and oil and gas executive Sultan al-Jaber urged energy conference participants in Houston to do more faster to limit global warming A top oil executive from the United Arab…

19 10 2022 | 11:52

Concern about climate change shrinks globally as threat grows, survey shows

Fewer than half of those questioned in global poll believe climate change poses a ‘very serious threat’   Concerns about climate change shrank across the world last year, with fewer than half of…

02 08 2022 | 11:25

World Meteorological Organization head uses tie to illustrate global warming – video

The head of the World Meteorological Organization, Petteri Taalas, used his tie to illustrate the way global temperatures have increased over the last 150 years. Taalas held his tie up during the…

12 07 2022 | 07:45

EU countries reach climate crisis deal after late-night talks

EU countries clinched deals on proposed laws to combat the climate crisis in the early hours of Wednesday, backing a 2035 phase-out of new fossil-fuel car sales and a multibillion-euro fund to shield…

13 05 2022 | 12:35

Greece to set cap on electricity prices to relieve consumers- PM

The Greek government will set a ceiling on wholesale electricity prices to help consumers and businesses cope with their soaring energy costs, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday. "…

22 04 2022 | 14:48

Tesla, Block And Blockstream To Mine Bitcoin Off Solar Power In Texas

Electric-vehicle maker Tesla Inc., payments firm Block Inc and blockchain company Blockstream Corp will collaborate to mine bitcoin using solar power in Texas, Blockstream CEO Adam Back said on…

19 04 2022 | 06:50

BlackRock, Mubadala to invest $526 mln in Tata Power's renewable energy unit

BENGALURU, April 14 (Reuters) - India's Tata Power Company (TTPW.NS) said on Thursday that BlackRock Real Assets and Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment Company would invest 40 billion rupees ($525.76…

18 04 2022 | 15:37

Nigeria's electricity grid collapses for the second time in a month

LAGOS, April 9 (Reuters) - Nigeria's national electricity grid has collapsed for the second time in a month, the federal ministry of power said on Saturday, leaving the parts of the country it serves…