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Sebastien Malo

First vegan investment fund coming to New York Stock Exchange

20 Aug 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An investment fund designed for animal rights advocates and environmentalists, the first of its kind according to financial experts, is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) next month.

'Flight shame' web site spells out emissions toll on global climate

08 Aug 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Getting ready to cruise in first class from New York to Beijing? That will be 15.6 square meters of Arctic ice down the drain, thank you. Enjoy your flight.

Water bankruptcy looms for one in four people worldwide, researchers warn

06 Aug 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A quarter of the world's people are just a few dry spells away from facing dangerous water shortages, a U.S. think tank warned on Tuesday, with India home to the bulk at risk of running dry.

Water bankruptcy looms for one in four people worldwide, researchers warn

06 Aug 2019

NEW YORK, Aug 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A quarter of the world's people are just a few dry spells away from facing dangerous water shortages, a U.S. think tank warned on Tuesday, with India home to the bulk at risk of running dry.

July may set global record as hottest in recorded history: United Nations

02 Aug 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planet endured what may have been the hottest July in history, the World Meteorological Organization said on Thursday, just a week after a European heat wave shattered all-time records and also coming on the heels of the world's warmest-ever June.

As sea levels rise, homes continue to sprout in US flood zones

01 Aug 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New homes are going up fastest in high-flood risk areas in many U.S. coastal states, scientists said on Wednesday, despite increasing awareness that global warming has made living in such areas even more risky.

As sea levels rise, homes continue to sprout in US flood zones

01 Aug 2019

NEW YORK, July 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New homes are going up fastest in high-flood risk areas in many U.S. coastal states, scientists said on Wednesday, despite increasing awareness that global warming has made living in such areas even more risky.

Many U.S. cities cannot measure climate emissions progress: report

26 Jul 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - American cities including Atlanta, Miami and New Orleans that set goals to slash planet-warming greenhouse emissions are lacking the data to measure their progress, scientists said in a new report.

Many U.S. cities cannot measure climate emissions progress - report

26 Jul 2019

NEW YORK, July 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - American cities including Atlanta, Miami and New Orleans that set goals to slash planet-warming greenhouse emissions are lacking the data to measure their progress, scientists said in a new report.

U.S. lawmakers take a concrete step to battle emissions

02 Jul 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hawaiian officials have taken a concrete step to fight climate change: They plan to lock planet-warming carbon dioxide up in the concrete they use for road construction.

World News

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.