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Coronavirus redraws battle lines on airline emissions

福利网站European airlines crippled by the coronavirus have demanded lasting relief from environmental taxes - in a move that pits their immediate survival against longer-term emissions goals.

Deadline passes for U.S. EPA to challenge court ruling on biofuel waivers

Time has run out for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to challenge a federal court ruling that would limit the agency's use of waivers exempting small oil refineries from the country’s biofuels regulations.

Russia lifts tsunami warning after M7.5 quake off Kuril Islands

福利网站Russian authorities lifted a tsunami warning in the Pacific far east on Wednesday after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Kuril Islands, the RIA news agency reported, citing a representative of the Sakhalin Tsunami Centre.

As Europe fights coronavirus and climate, is 'green stimulus' the way?

For European governments battling to brace economies pummeled by the coronavirus, there might be no better time to go green.

Wheat in Whitehorse: how climate change helps feed Canada's remote regions

福利网站After failing to grow wheat in Canada's subarctic Yukon territory 15 years ago, farmer Steve Mackenzie-Grieve gave it another shot in 2017.

Use coronavirus rescue packages to fight climate change: UK adviser

福利网站Gigantic stimulus packages to prop up the world economy during the coronavirus crisis should be designed to tackle climate change, according to a senior adviser from Britain which is hosting the next U.N. summit on global warming.

Indians breathe easier as lockdowns to halt coronavirus clear smog

Indians breathed easier on Monday as lockdowns ordered to combat the spread of the coronavirus in India's megacities kept cars off the road and closed factories, improving air quality and letting people see blue skies instead of heavy gray smog.

China to limit new tailings dams to reduce safety, environmental risks

China will limit the number of new tailings dams for mining projects and cut down on the use of existing ones to reduce safety risks and ease environmental pressures, the Ministry of Emergency Management said in a notice on its website.

Quake hits Zagreb, PM urges social distancing as residents flee buildings

A large earthquake struck near the Croatian capital Zagreb on Sunday, critically injuring a teenager caught in a collapsed building in the city center and prompting appeals for social distancing after people rushed out onto the streets.

Coronavirus sends climate strikers back to school - this time, online

福利网站They walked out of class to fight climate change. Now, as coronavirus shuts schools around the world, they're starting their own.

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