INTERVIEW-Funding injection needed to stop poor farmers' climate pain spreading
ROME, Sept 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A doubling of international funding for agricultural science is needed to help half a billion small farmers cope with climate change - or the world risks mass migration and widespread instability, said the head of a major farm research network.
UPDATE 3-Hurricane Lorena drenches parts of Gulf of California, moves north of Mexico's Los Cabos
MEXICO CITY, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of the Gulf of California with heavy rains and strong winds on Friday evening, wrongfooting meteorologists with a shift that sent it moving northwest away from the Mexican beach resorts of Los Cabos.
U.S. NHC says 40% chance of cyclone off Windward Islands
(Reuters) - A tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Windward Islands has a 40% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.
Adults swell ranks of students marching in record global climate protest
NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ben Davis' father spent his career working at a petroleum company. But on Friday, Davis - a chemical engineer, like his dad - did something he'd never done before.
Hurricane Lorena threatens Mexican beach resorts of Los Cabos with heavy rain
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Lorena churned close to the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Friday afternoon, threatening to lash the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos with high wind and heavy rains.
East Texas refineries shut key units, cut production after Imelda
HOUSTON (Reuters) - East Texas refineries shut key units and cut production after Tropical Storm Imelda brought days of heavy rain over the region, rivaling the inundation from 2017's Hurricane Harvey.
Jerry weakens into category 1 Atlantic hurricane: U.S. NHC
(Reuters) - Jerry has weakened into a category 1 Atlantic hurricane and is expected to weaken further during the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.
Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb
OVER THE NORWEGIAN SEA, Norway(Reuters) - Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink.
Oil heads for 7% weekly gain after Saudi attacks
LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices were on track for their biggest weekly jump since January, lifted by rising Middle East tensions after a key Saudi Arabian supply hub was knocked out by an attack last weekend.
Indonesia's ragtag firefighters on frontline of Borneo's forest blazes
PULANG PISAU, Indonesia (Reuters) - From soon after sunrise, a group of volunteers gathers every day on Indonesia's portion of Borneo island to throw themselves into the desperate fight against the worst forest fires in years.
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