Major earthquake triggers tsunami wave fears in Caribbean

(Reuters) - A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck in the sea south of Cuba on Tuesday, triggering warnings of “hazardous” tsunami waves up to a meter (3 feet) high for Cuba, Jamaica, and west to Mexico and Central America, but there were no initial reports of major damage. The epicenter of the quake was between Jamaica,…

Magnitude 5.4 quake hits southern Iran: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Fars province in southern Iran on Monday, Iranian state TV reported. There were no fatalities, but there was structural damage to homes in the area of the quake, which hit near the town of Khane Zenian, the head of emergency services for Fars province said, according to…

Turkey ends rescue efforts after earthquake toll reaches 41

ELAZIG, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey called off rescue operations on Monday in eastern areas hit by Friday’s earthquake after emergency workers recovered the body of a final person they were searching for in a collapsed building, bringing the death toll to 41, authorities said. The magnitude 6.8 quake caused 37 deaths in Elazig province, about…

Lundin Petroleum aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

OSLO (Reuters) - Lundin Petroleum AB will aim to make its operations carbon neutral by 2030, the Swedish company said on Monday, joining the growing list of oil producers trying to address criticism of their impact on the environment. FILE PHOTO: Lundin Norge's logo is seen at its headquarters in Lysaker, Norway June 2, 2017.…

Green groups push for IMO to ban low sulphur marine fuel in Arctic

LONDON (Reuters) - Green groups on Monday called for a ban on the use of new low sulphur fuel in the Arctic region, citing research showing that blends of the marine fuel contributed to highly polluting black carbon emissions in the environment. Since the start of this year, United Nations shipping agency the International Maritime…