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Australian bushfires hit coal output, hazardous conditions to return

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Mining giant BHP Group (BHP.AX) said on Tuesday that poor air quality caused by smoke from Australia’s bushfires is hurting coal...

Australian bushfires threaten to drive tiny animal communities extinct

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian animals living in specific habitats, such as mountain lizards, leaf-tailed geckos and pear-shaped frogs, are battling the threat of extinction...

Australian bushfires scathe sanctuary for rare bee species

KANGAROO ISLAND, Australia (Reuters) – Bees swarm around Peter Davis as he unloads his precious, buzzing cargo into their new home in a part...

Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show

A demonstrator is carried away by police officers during a protest of the climate action group Extinction Rebellion at Brussels Motor Show in Brussels,...

Australian government says to support tourism industry as bushfires recede

MELBOURNE/KANAGAROO ISLAND, Australia (Reuters) – The Australian government said on Sunday it will provide financial aid to the country’s tourism sector that’s been badly...

Australia softens climate change rhetoric as bushfires, and voters, rage

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Three years ago, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, then Treasurer, brandished a lump of coal in parliament as a totem of...

Gray pineapples: Volcano devastates Philippines farm

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (Reuters) – Farmer Jack Imperial woke to a picture of devastation after ash spewed from a volcano in the Philippines – his...

Parts of British Columbia in grip of rare, extreme cold weather

(Reuters) – Parts of British Columbia were in the grip of rare and extreme cold weather on Wednesday, resulting in school and daycare closures...