PARIS (Reuters) - French firms have stepped up restrictions on the use of palm oil, decried for being linked to deforestation in Asia, in a move that may boost demand for local oils but some warned it could raise new food and land problems.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The first 200,000 electric cars made by each automaker will be given a "zero" emissions rating under new U.S. fuel efficiency rules, after which the smokestack emissions of power plants will be included.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Arab states, likely to be among the hardest hit by climate change, are not doing enough to push renewable energy projects, environmental experts said at a two-day conference that ends on Thursday.
BY Dylan Loeb Mcclain
The New York Times
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