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  • PARIS— French activists say they are have started to unblock a road they used to occupy, in a move that eases tensions three days after the government abandoned plans to build a new airport in the west. They warned the French government against potential "expulsions" of people living in the makeshift settlement they built in a vast area around Notre-Dame-...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 20- India's environment ministry has placed restrictions on the use of imported petroleum coke in the capital Delhi and its surrounding region, in the latest effort to curb rising air pollution. As the world's largest consumer of petcoke, India imports over half its annual petcoke consumption of about 27 million tonnes, mainly from the United...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 20- China will impose "special emissions restrictions" on enterprises in major industrial sectors in northern China later this year, as it bids to ensure its war on pollution continues once a tough winter anti-smog campaign ends in March. To meet politically crucial air quality targets last year, China forced 28 cities in northern China to cut...

  • Jeffrey Ubben

    ValueAct Capital is launching a fund focused on promoting environmental and social goals, according to a letter obtained by CNBC.

  • Unreleased full-year coal employment data from the Mining Health and Safety Administration shows total U.S. coal mining jobs grew by 771 to 54,819 during Trumps first year in office, led by Central Appalachian states like West Virginia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania- where coal companies have opened a handful of new mining areas for shipment overseas.

  • Coca-Cola Co. said it will work with local governments and environmental groups to meet the recycling goals. Greenpeace, which has criticized Coca-Cola before, said the company should focus on reducing the amount of plastic it produces, rather than just recycling more. "We can't recycle our way out of this mess," said Greenpeace campaigner Louise Edge, in a...

  • Pallets of Coke-Cola cans wait to the filled at a Coco-Cola bottling plant on February 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Coca-Cola wants to help collect and recycle a bottle or can for every one that it sells by 2030, the company said Friday.

  • Nike signs contract with Avangrid Renewables, part of the Iberdrola Group.

  • Unreleased full-year coal employment data from the Mining Health and Safety Administration shows total U.S. coal mining jobs grew by 771 to 54,819 during Trumps first year in office, led by Central Appalachian states like West Virginia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania- where coal companies have opened a handful of new mining areas. But the industry also lost jobs in...

  • The renewable energy system, at Petco Park, is slated to be ready in March.

  • The plan puts the FDA at the center of a long-standing debate over so-called "reduced-risk" products, such as e-cigarettes, and whether they should have a role in anti-smoking efforts, which have long focused exclusively on getting smokers to quit. The FDA plan is two-fold: drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are essentially...

  • WASHINGTON— A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change. The testimony by EPA Principal Deputy Assistant...

  • There more to investing in China than technology

    Karine Hirn of East Capital says environmental services are among the plays in China now.

  • LOMBARD, Ill., Jan 18- Norfolk Southern Corp is working toward a "more stable, resilient" network for 2018 following service issues in recent months, the No. 4 U.S. railroad's top executive said on Thursday. Asked at a rail shipper conference outside Chicago when the railroad's service environment and network will stabilize after experiencing volatility in 2017,...

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 18- Evonik has become the latest German chemical maker seeking to convert excess renewable power into chemical building blocks that would normally require oil, harnessing erratic flows of wind and solar power in the country. Germany's chemical industry lobby VCI said in a September report that so-called power-to-X technology- converting...

  • *Norway fund's stake in top 150 emitters down. *Companies under pressure to cut emissions under Paris deal. OSLO, Jan 18- Norway's sovereign wealth fund has trimmed the proportion of its $1 trillion fortune that is invested in companies that emit the most greenhouse gas, a Reuters survey has shown.

  • TransCanada Corp. said in a news release that it plans to move ahead after securing enough 20- year commitments from oil companies to ship approximately 500,000 barrels per day through the pipeline. "Over the past 12 months, the Keystone XL project has achieved several milestones that move us significantly closer to constructing this critical energy...

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 18- Germany's Evonik and Siemens are teaming up to convert excess renewable power into chemical building blocks that would normally require oil, the latest attempt to deal with erratic flows of wind and solar power in the country. Years into Germany's energy transition away from fossil and nuclear power, almost half of the nation's installed...

  • Evian says it will produce all plastic bottles from recycled plastic by 2025.

  • *Evian bottles currently use 25 pct recycled plastic. *Wants cross-industries collaboration against plastic waste. PARIS, Jan 18- Evian, Danone's popular mineral water brand, on Thursday became the latest consumer goods group to undertake pledges on recycling plastic, as companies around the world aim to bolster their credentials regarding helping the...