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In Sweden's Arctic, global warming threatens reindeer herds

KIRUNA, Sweden (AP) — Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from minus 20-degree Celsius (minus 4-degree Fahrenheit) winds as he raced his snowmobile up ...

EU approves state aid to develop car batteries industry

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has approved 3.2 billion euros ($3.5 billion) in subsidies from seven member countries that want to develop the electric battery industry and challenge China's supre...

The Latest: Pope: Climate change challenges civilization

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. Climate Talks in Madrid (all times local): 12:45 Pope Francis is questioning if there’s the “far-sighted” political will to dea...

New EU Commission chief promises ambitious agenda

BRUSSELS (AP) — The EU Commission President-elect says her ambitious agenda at the head of the European Union’s executive will center on the “existential issue” of battling climate change. ...

Mainers will likely have final vote on vaccine exemptions

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An effort to undo state lawmakers' ban on non-medical exemptions for vaccines will be decided by a statewide vote in March if petitions submitted on Wednesday are validated by t...

Trump rouses right with prediction of a big 2020 win

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump told an appreciative audience of conservatives Saturday that he will win re-election in 2020 and by a bigger margin than his 2016 victory. He mocked Democr...

EPA signs 'green agreement' with industry groups to push forward with the circular economy in Taipei, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The agreements to promote the circular economy was signed with the "Sea Waste Plastics Circular Economy Alliance", "Green Electronic Resources Alliance"...