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FILE PHOTO: Passengers board an easyJet plane at the Nantes-Atlantique airport in Bouguenais near Nantes, France, April 4, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe LONDON (Reuters) – British budget airline easyJet (EZJ.L) on Tuesday said it would become the world’s first major airline to operate net-zero carbon flights across its whole network by offsetting the emissions from flying.
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Smoke from bushfires blanket mountain ranges as seen during a commercial flight over northern New South Wales, Australia, November 16, 2019. Picture taken November 16, 2019. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rising temperatures, lightning strikes and erratic winds are set to fan wildfires in Australia in the week ahead, officials said on Sunday, with emergency
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Dozens of wild fires burned across Australia’s east coast on Saturday and firefighters scrambled to shore up defenses ahead of hotter weather expected next week. An air tanker drops fire retardant on the Gospers Mountain fire near Colo Heights, northwest of Sydney, Australia, November 15, 2019. AAP Image/Dean Lewins/via REUTERS The early
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administration’s decision to revoke California’s authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a rising number of zero emission vehicles (ZEV). FILE PHOTO: Commuters navigate early morning traffic as they drive towards downtown in Los Angeles,
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VENICE/ROME (Reuters) – If everything had gone according to plan, Tuesday’s high tide should never have reached the lagoon city of Venice, let alone flood its basilica, submerge its squares and inundate its historic palaces. An aerial view shows flooding on an island in Venice, Italy, November 13, 2019. Vigili del Fuoco/Handout via REUTERS But
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires raging across the east coast. A resident fights a grass fire in the Hillville area near Taree, NSW, Australia, November 13, 2019. AAP Image/Dean Lewins/via REUTERS
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters across Australia’s east coast were bracing for “catastrophic” fire conditions as temperatures across the country’s most populous state were set to soar. FILE PHOTO: High-rise buildings are seen through smoke from bushfires during sunset in Sydney, Australia, November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Coates/File Photo Authorities in Australia’s Queensland and New South Wales
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia’s east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming “catastrophic” fire conditions. Smoke from a large bushfire is seen outside Wytaliba, near Glen Innes, Australia, November 10, 2019. AAP Image/Dan Peled/via REUTERS Bushfires burning
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Authorities in Australia’s Queensland and New South Wales states declared a state of emergency on Monday as the country’s eastern region prepared for “catastrophic” fire conditions. Smoke from a large bushfire is seen outside Wytaliba, near Glen Innes, Australia, November 10, 2019. AAP Image/Dan Peled/via REUTERS People in areas deemed at the
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