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Shareholders back Shell’s climate strategy after raucous meeting

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LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) – Shareholders backed Shell’s (SHEL.L) climate strategy in a meeting on Tuesday that was disrupted by dozens of climate protesters, while a climate activist proposal from the Follow This group received fewer votes than last year. It followed a Dutch court ruling in May 2021, telling......

Exclusive: Petrobras warned of diesel shortages before CEO ouster

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May 24 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Petrobras alerted the government last week that diesel pumps could run dry this year if the oil company does not sell fuels at market prices, according to four people close to discussions and an internal presentation seen by Reuters. Just days later, President Jair Bolsonaro......

Column: LNG momentum swinging back to Asia as Europe demand eases: Russell

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A liquified natural gas (LNG) tanker leaves the dock after discharge at PetroChina’s receiving terminal in Dalian, Liaoning province, China July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Chen Aizhu/File Photo/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LAUNCESTON, Australia, May 24 (Reuters) – The merry-go-round of liquefied natural gas (LNG)......

Palantir, Trafigura aim to track carbon emissions for the oil industry

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The logo of U.S. software company Palantir Technologies is seen in Davos, Switzerland, May 22, 2022. Picture taken May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DAVOS, Switzerland, May 24 (Reuters) – Palantir Technologies Inc (PLTR.N) and global commodities trader Trafigura have set......

Quad leaders vow free and open Indo-Pacific, action on climate

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TOKYO, May 24 (Reuters) – The four leaders of the “Quad” group of countries vowed on Tuesday to work together for a free and open Indo-Pacific region and to fight climate change, as they met for talks aimed at standing up to an increasingly assertive China. U.S. President Joe Biden,......

Ancient massive ‘Dragon of Death’ flying reptile dug up in Argentina

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BUENOS AIRES, May 23 (Reuters) – Argentine scientists discovered a new species of a huge flying reptile dubbed “The Dragon of Death” that lived 86 millions of years ago alongside dinosaurs, in a find shedding fresh insight on a predator whose body was as long as a yellow school bus.......

Greece gets EU’s initial nod to cap power prices -minister

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Wind turbines operate atop a mountain during sunset near the town of Kalavrita, Greece, August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ATHENS, May 23 (Reuters) – Greece said on Monday the European Commission has initially approved its scheme to set a ceiling on......

India’s Mahindra to explore more partnerships for EV parts -CEO

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Anish Shah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of India’s Mahindra Group, poses for a picture after an interview with Reuters ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at the Alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Aditya Kalra Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DAVOS, Switzerland, May......

Australia swears in new Labor PM ahead of Quad meeting

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Anthony Albanese, leader of Australia’s Labor Party, addresses supporters after incumbent Prime Minister and Liberal Party leader Scott Morrison conceded defeat in the country’s general election, in Sydney, Australia May 21, 2022. REUTERS/Jaimi Joy Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, May 23 (Reuters) – Australia’s Labor Party leader......

Swiss Re, UBS among founding buyers in carbon removal scheme

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LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) – Insurance firm Swiss Re (SRENH.S) and banking giant UBS (UBSG.S) are among five founding buyers of credits from a scheme set up by a Swiss company to drive down the cost of taking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Even with pledges of huge reductions......

Hundreds evacuated amid renewed flooding in South Africa’s coastal province

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JOHANNESBURG, May 22 (Reuters) – Hundreds of people have been evacuated to safety after heavy rains once again hammered South Africa’s coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal, flooding roads and houses and damaging properties, a government official said on Sunday. The province is still restoring damaged infrastructure and making plans to re-home......

Powerful storm rips through Ontario, killing at least two

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A dust cloud swrils in the wind in Toronto, Canada May 21, 2022, in this screengrab obtained from social media video. Dr. Liza Egbogah/via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TORONTO, May 21 (Reuters) – A thunderstorm that nearly packed the power of a tornado rolled......

Analysis: Australian women unleash new political force on climate, integrity

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SYDNEY, May 22 (Reuters) – Professional women and voters concerned about climate change unleashed a third force in Australia’s election, taking a swath of seats that ended nine years of conservative rule even as votes for the winning Labor Party fell. Women who left successful careers in business, medicine and......

Spain swelters as temperatures soar above May average

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MADRID, May 21 (Reuters) – People waved fans, glugged water and splashed themselves at fountains in Spain on Saturday as the country sweltered under unseasonably high temperatures pushing close to 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in some places. “The early morning of May 21 was extraordinarily warm for the time of......

Australia’s Labor opposition poised to oust ruling conservatives

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Survey on election day showed Labor narrowly ahead PM Morrison, opposition leader Albanese vote in Sydney “Teal” independents set to win at least a handful of seats Greens projected to add up to three seats to existing one SYDNEY, May 21 (Reuters) – Australia’s opposition Labor Party appeared on track......

Biden, South Korea’s Yoon vow to deter North Korea while offering COVID aid

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SEOUL, May 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart agreed on Saturday to hold bigger military drills and deploy more U.S. weapons if necessary to deter North Korea, while offering to send COVID-19 vaccines and potentially meet Kim Jong Un. Biden and Yoon Suk-yeol said......

U.S. stops controlled burns nationwide after New Mexico disaster

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Smoke rises from the Calf Creek Hermits Peak fire in this picture taken in Llano, New Mexico, U.S May 18, 2022. Picture taken May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Hay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAOS, N.M., May 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) on Friday......

In blow to Biden climate goals, Entergy shuts nuclear power plant

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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on infrastructure investments at the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 324 training facility in Howell, Michigan, U.S. October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 20 (Reuters) – Entergy Corp (ETR.N) said on Friday it has......

Deere’s supply chain issues hit revenue, shares plunge

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Equipment for sale is seen at a John Deere dealer in Denver, Colorado, U.S. May 14, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 20 (Reuters) – Deere & Co (DE.N) on Friday missed Wall Street revenue targets and said it was having difficulty......

G7 agree on $18.4 bln to keep Ukraine running, ready with more

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G7 agree $18.4 bln financing for Ukraine KOENIGSWINTER, Germany, May 19 (Reuters) – The Group of Seven’s financial leaders agreed on Thursday on $18.4 billion to help Ukraine pay its bills in coming months and said they were ready to stand by Kyiv throughout its war with Russia and do......

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