Reuters : environment
U.S. EPA chief hints vehicle CO2 limits will tighten  01h47 23 octobre
The Trump administration’s chief environmental regulator said on Tuesday final U.S. vehicle carbon dioxide standards due out later this year could be more restrictive than current rules enacted by the Obama administration because they will eliminate certain loopholes.
To go big on EVs, Japanese car makers think super-small  00h47 23 octobre
As global automakers race to put long-range electric vehicles on highways amid stricter emission laws, Japanese rivals are taking a niche approach and steering towards cheaper, pint-sized runabouts to make costly battery technology more accessible.
Exxon, New York prosecutors face off in climate change fraud trial  21h55 22 octobre
A lawyer for New York’s attorney general on Tuesday told a state judge Exxon Mobil Corp used two sets of books to hide the true cost of climate change regulations from investors, while an attorney for the oil major assailed the claims as false and politically motivated.
Clean getaway: Meat waste joins biofuels at luxury jet show  20h07 22 octobre
At the world’s biggest industry show in Las Vegas luxury jets are luring buyers with their sleek silhouettes, plush cabins - and increasingly, their use of alternative fuels.
More than 100 elephants die in Botswana in suspected anthrax outbreak  19h26 22 octobre
More than 100 elephants have died in Botswana in the past two months partly because of a suspected anthrax outbreak, the government said on Tuesday.
How green is your bond? EU battle lines drawn on investment rules  17h06 22 octobre
A battle over whether oil, coal and nuclear fuel can classify as green is expected to begin on Wednesday when EU states and lawmakers begin talks on sustainable investment rules.
EU to ban Bayer’s pesticide linked to harming bees  14h54 22 octobre
European Union governments on Tuesday widened the EU ban on pesticides linked to harming bees after deciding not to renew their approval for Bayer’s insecticide known as thiacloprid.
Oil collected from Brazil’s northeastern coast rises to 600 tonnes  14h46 22 octobre
Brazil has collected more 600 tonnes of oil from its northeastern beaches since Sept. 12, the government said on Monday, more than double an estimate of oil and sand collected by state-run oil company Petrobras.
Climate change hampers progress on fighting epidemics: Global Fund  13h26 22 octobre
Climate change is making it harder to eradicate deadly epidemics, with rising temperatures helping mosquitoes spread malaria in higher places in Africa, the head of a global health fund said on Tuesday.
Wildfires threaten southern California homes, prompt evacuations  09h27 22 octobre
California firefighters worked through the night into early Tuesday to tackle a pair of wildfires threatening people’s homes.
Wildfire threatens homes, prompts evacuations in California  06h08 22 octobre
A wildfire raced up a steep hillside to threaten scores of homes in the Los Angeles coastal enclave of Pacific Palisades on Monday, prompting evacuations as water-dropping helicopters and firefighters swarmed the area to battle the flames.
Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes off Samoa - USGS  04h44 22 octobre
An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck off the Pacific island nation of Samoa on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said.
PG&E says more potential power cuts could hit about 209,000 customers  01h31 22 octobre
PG&E Corp said on Monday about 209,000 customers could be hit by potential power cutoffs this week, less than two weeks after its most recent unprecedented shut-offs hit more than 730,000 homes and workplaces in northern California.
Dallas orders curfew after tornado shreds homes; thousands without power  00h53 22 octobre
Police declared a curfew on Monday in parts of Dallas where a powerful tornado tore apart homes and flipped cars, leaving tens of thousands without power for a second night.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro suggests oil spill could be attempt to sabotage auction  20h11 21 octobre
This October 18 story has been refiled to change to 200 tonnes of oil from 200 million tonnes in paragraph 5)