Environment

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s upper house of parliament approved an amendment to the renewable sources of energy law on Friday meant to remove obstacles to green energy investment and help Warsaw meet EU renewable energy targets. Poland’s conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party won the 2015 election partly with promises to sustain the traditional coal
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BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbia’s fiscal advisory council urged the government on Tuesday to begin investing 1.3 percent of GDP to tackle “devastating” environmental problems including air pollution and an acute lack of sewage treatment facilities. Serbia processes less than 10 percent of its waste water and has a persistent problem with unregulated landfills, the government-appointed
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s Wilmar International, the world’s largest palm oil processor, said it has ceased sourcing from suppliers that are allegedly associated with a company that was accused by Greenpeace of causing deforestation. Greenpeace had accused Gama, a palm oil business set up by Wilmar’s co-founder Martua Sitorus and his brother, of causing deforestation
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HERZLIYA, Israel (Reuters) – Hundreds of Israeli surfers in black skull-and-crossbones shirts took to the waves on Friday in what they said was a record-breaking protest against potential environmental damage from off-shore gas development. Israeli protestors, together with hundreds of Israeli surfers, take part in what they said was a record-breaking protest against potential environmental
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