Environmental concerns

FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, a wind turbine overlooks the coal-fired power station in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European Environment Agency released a report late Sunday July 9, 2017, saying coal-fired power plants are responsible for the most water and air pollution on the European continent, with Britain among the top polluters, followed by Germany, France and Poland. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, FILE)
July 10, 2017 - 7:30 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Coal-fired power stations are responsible for the most pollution in Europe, with Britain among the top polluters, the European Union says. The European Environment Agency said in a report late Sunday that half of the plants responsible for the largest releases of air and water...
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July 10, 2017 - 3:32 am
HELSINKI (AP) — The European Union says coal-fired power plants are responsible for the most pollution on the continent, with Britain among the top polluters. The European Energy Agency says that half of the plants responsible for the largest releases of air and water pollution were in Britain with...
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A man looks through the broken window of a shop in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, July 8, 2017. Anti-globalization activists have rioted for a second night as Hamburg hosts the Group of 20 leaders, setting up street barricades, looting supermarkets and attacking police with slingshots and petrol bombs. (Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 7:51 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Anti-globalization activists rioted violently for a second night as Hamburg hosted Group of 20 leaders, setting up street barricades, looting supermarkets and attacking police with slingshots and firebombs on Saturday. Police said riots were extremely aggressive in the early...
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Protesters stay between fires on a street during a protest against the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
July 08, 2017 - 7:32 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Germany's top security official is denouncing the rioting in Hamburg during the Group of 20 summit and saying that it is "the opposite of democratic protest." Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said Saturday...
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A helicopter is reflected in the facade of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall during a concert on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 08, 2017 - 6:12 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 12 p.m. Police say a German man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly using a laser pointer to temporarily blind pilots of a police helicopter patrolling the skies during the Group of 20...
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Greenpeace demonstrate with a puppet depicting U.S. president Donald Trump, during the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 3:58 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 9:50 a.m. European Union officials say that leaders of the Group of 20 countries have agreed to keep their markets open to foreign trade. But the group's draft statement also says that trade needs to be mutually...
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Leaders and their partners attend the G-20 summit dinner after a concert in the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. (Alex Schmidt/Pool Photo via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 4:44 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, have been served local delicacies at a festive dinner at the northern port city's philharmonic following a concert with music by Beethoven...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with Albert Almora (far right) and other members of the 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant holds the other "45" sign. Almora denied making an offensive gesture to the president during the meeting. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
July 07, 2017 - 1:20 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: FIVE RHINO POACHERS KILLED BY FOUR ANGRY RHINOS THE...
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An injured police officer is attended by fellow officers during skirmishes with demonstrators on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 07, 2017 - 1:12 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The Group of 20 leaders and their partners will spend their evening at a spectacular new landmark that dominates Hamburg's harbor — the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, with its wave-shaped roof and...
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Protestors hold posters on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 07, 2017 - 2:58 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Group of 20 summit is getting underway in Hamburg, with terrorism, global trade and climate change among the issues on the agenda as leaders gather under tight security. The host, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, says she hopes to find "compromises and answers" on a...
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