In Canada’s north, environment-minded Pope to get climate change close-up

IQALUIT, Nunavut, July 28 (Reuters) – Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut draws attention to a focal point for global climate change, with sea ice disappearing fast and permafrost thawing. Francis, who arrives in the capital Iqaluit of predominantly indigenous Nunavut on Friday, is in Canada to apologize in person for … Read more

Britain to investigate ASOS, Boohoo and Asda’s environmental claims

LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator will investigate whether fashion brands ASOS (ASOS.L), Boohoo (BOOH.L) and George at Asda are misleading shoppers with their environmental claims as it scrutinizes retailers for evidence of “greenwashing” . The investigation comes as regulators heighten scrutiny of companies which may be exaggerating their green credentials in an … Read more