Whoopi Goldberg teams with Extinction Rebellion for climate change movie

FILE PHOTO: Whoopi Goldberg speaks during the WorldPride 2019 Opening Ceremony, a combined celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots and WorldPride 2019 in New York,... Read more »

Actor Idris Elba launches U.N. coronavirus fund for poor farmers

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – British actor and filmmaker Idris Elba launched a new United Nations fund on Monday to help farmers in poorer nations, calling on richer economies... Read more »

New CEO pay limits loom as investors confront coronavirus crisis

BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) – The havoc wrought by the coronavirus crisis could give investors leverage to put new limits on CEO pay packages and link them more closely to a... Read more »

Miley Cyrus cancels bushfire aid show in Australia due to coronavirus warnings

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Pop star Miley Cyrus has canceled a trip to Australia for a bushfire relief concert three days ahead of the show, citing recommendations that travel be... Read more »

Madonna cancels Paris shows over coronavirus restrictions: promoter

FILE PHOTO: Madonna performs at the 2019 Pride Island concert during New York City Pride in New York City, New York, U.S., June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon PARIS (Reuters)... Read more »

‘Very strong’ tornado rips through Nashville, killing at least nine

(Reuters) – At least nine people were killed by a powerful tornado that struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, flattening buildings, damaging an airport and... Read more »

Wall Street backs away from Arctic drilling amid Alaska political heat

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Three big U.S. banks have publicly announced break-ups with Arctic drilling in recent months, reflecting Wall Street’s increasing desire to cast itself as environmentally friendly... Read more »

Two people killed, around 40 buildings destroyed by Nashville tornado

(Reuters) – A tornado struck Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning, killing at least two people and destroying around 40 buildings, police and firefighters said. The... Read more »

Nigerian artist turns plastic waste into fashion to raise awareness

LAGOS (Reuters) – The sight of discarded plastic bottles and bags floating in the open drains of Nigeria’s megacity Lagos moved visual artist Adeyemi Emmanuel to despair. So one... Read more »

Pioneer Natural CEO calls on investors to divest in companies with high flaring

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The chief executive of Pioneer Natural Resources, Scott Sheffield, on Thursday called on energy investors to sell shares or pull funding from companies that have rates... Read more »