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Japan vows deeper emission cuts as Biden holds climate summit

TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan on Thursday nearly doubled its target for cutting carbon emissions, responding to pressure from the United States and some of its own companies as world leaders met for a climate summit hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden.

FILE PHOTO: Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland

Investors get lost in Big Oil's carbon accounting maze

Wide variations in the way oil companies report their efforts to reduce carbon emissions make it difficult to assess the risk of holding their shares as the world shifts away from fossil fuels, senior fund managers say.

An aerial image shows the damage after a wildfire in Knysna

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses.

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks at the One Planet Summit in New...

Businesses pledge climate change action at New York summit

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new investment fund for green businesses and a tool to measure emissions were among the pledges to help governments curb global warming at a summit on climate financing convened by the French president on Wednesday.

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Tillerson to be called as witness in Trump ally's foreign agent trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be called as a witness by federal prosecutors in the trial of Tom Barrack, a one-time fundraiser for former President Donald Trump, on charges of illegally acting as a foreign agent for the United Arab Emirates, a court filing showed on Saturday.