British Columbia sees death toll rising from massive flood; Ottawa pledges aid

British Columbia sees death toll rising from massive flood; Ottawa pledges aid

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The death toll from massive floods and landslides that devastated parts of British Columbia is set to rise, with the Canadian province declaring a state of emergency on Wednesday and the federal government promising major help.Authorities have confirmed one death after torrential rains and mudslides destroyed roads and … Read more

UN climate talks draft asks for higher emissions pledges by 2022

UN climate talks draft asks for higher emissions pledges by 2022

A cameraman sits in front of a screen displaying COP26 logo during a news conference at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 5, 2021. REUTERS/Phil NobleHost Britain writes first draft of COP26 summit conclusionsProposal ask countries to upgrade climate goals in 2022Draft also singles out need to reduce fossil fuel … Read more