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SANTA ROSA (Reuters) – Authorities hope weaker winds will help more than 10,000 firefighters battle the deadliest blazes in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and destroyed thousands of structures in one of the state’s worst natural disasters in years. Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more to evacuate their
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Talks between negotiators for the EU nations and the European Parliament over reforms to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) after 2020 ended without an agreement early on Friday, EU presidency Estonia said. The EU is aiming to reach a deal over carbon market reforms ahead of United Nations climate talks in
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OSLO (Reuters) – Norway plans to trim lavish tax breaks for Tesla and other electric cars that have given it the world’s highest rate of battery-vehicle ownership, the right-wing government proposed on Thursday. The draft 2018 budget would mainly affect large cars weighing more than two tons, it said. Norwegian media dubbed the changes a
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighters battled overnight to contain wildfires in Northern California, evacuating residents in the path of 15 separate blazes that have killed at least 10 people and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses. Efforts to control the fires, which swept through the state’s world-famous wine country, were being helped by more
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