Australia's Westpac to slash lending to coal, oil companies by 2030 (July 27)
FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian looks at his phone as he walks past a logo for Australia's Westpac Banking Corp located outside a branch in central Sydney, Australia, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray
New York governor announces state's third offshore wind solicitation
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Lufthansa ground staff walk out in Germany in pay dispute
FRANKFURT (Reuters) -Ground staff at Deutsche Lufthansa went on strike early Wednesday, prompting the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights, and adding to...
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