Sunday, November 22, 2015
A lawsuit over climate change filed by 21 young Americans has gained the attention of the fossil fuel industry, which is joining the U.S. government to oppose the kids' demands for sharper pollution cuts.
On the front line of climate change in the Canadian Arctic, scientists hunt for clues to a potentially catastrophic global warming trend: melting permafrost.
It's still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist -- basically, the crowd from "Cheers" -- to live as neighbors.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
For chocolate lovers with cash to burn, a gold-coated Kit Kat bar will hit stores in Japan later this month, but at an eye-watering 2,016 yen (US$16) a finger it will only be available for the lucky few.
Philippine police deployed Katy Perry pop songs to disperse protesters at an Asia-Pacific leaders' summit on Thursday, enraging some demonstrators but amusing others.
Wish there was a gadget able to transform your boring office uniform into a party outfit, or even a device that guides you straight to new friends?
Water levels in the Great Lakes should remain mostly above average over the next six months as a powerful El Nino gives the region a break after two bitterly cold winters, but it's unclear whether there will be longer-term effects, U.S. scientists said Thursday.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Britain will shut polluting coal-fired power plants by 2025, its government said Wednesday ahead of key United Nations climate change talks in Paris.
A British-led project called "Frozen Ark" is preserving the DNA of endangered species before they disappear as the Earth undergoes what scientists are calling the sixth mass extinction.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Aggressive action to fight climate change will be a boon for businesses in Asia and beyond, U.S. President Barack Obama is asserting as he reaches for a global climate change agreement he hopes will burnish his environmental legacy.