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Autos & TransportationGreen groups seek injunction for Tesla factory permits in Germany
Asia PacificU.S. ends Cambodia aid programme over deforestation, arrests

The United States is ending a Cambodian aid programme aimed at protecting one its biggest wildlife sanctuaries, citing worsening deforestation and harassment of those who speak out about destruction of natural resources.

EnergyOil firms evacuating Gulf of Mexico facilities ahead of brewing storm

Chevron Corp (CVX.N) and Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Thursday they were withdrawing staff and implementing storm precautions at their U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore facilities ahead of a brewing tropical storm.

WorldSpain detains tanker for dumping oil off Canary Islands

Spain has detained a tanker ship for illegally dumping fuel in waters off the Canary Islands and creating a 55-square km (21 square miles) oil spill, the Transport Ministry said.

Sustainable BusinessBank of England halves carbon emissions in 2020/21
Sustainable BusinessReinsurers look at dumping coal from bulk-buy policies in green gambit
EnergySizzling heat wave blankets U.S. Southwest for third day
AmericasNHC says 90% chance of cyclone over the Southwestern Gulf Of Mexico

A low pressure system located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico might become a tropical or subtropical depression over the west-central Gulf of Mexico by tonight or early Friday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.