Sunday, January 18, 2015
The White House announced Wednesday a series of measures aimed at reducing emissions of methane, one of the most potent greenhouse gases, as part of efforts to fight climate change.
As Chicagoans struggle through the season's first serious blasts of cold weather, a small cat named Sunny has a much-needed refuge.
A government plan to shoot up to 184 wolves from a helicopter to reduce their population and save caribou herds in western Canada drew sharp criticism from conservation groups Friday.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month, spewing out huge volumes of rock and dense ash that has killed nearby vegetation, officials said Friday.
Friday, January 16, 2015
The world's oceans are now rising far faster than they did in the past, a new study says.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Brazil's coffee harvest last year was hit by one the country's worst droughts in decades, with effects on the world's largest producer now threatening to spill over into this year, pushing prices ever higher.
A once-blind female orangutan who regained her sight with surgery has returned to the rainforests of Indonesia's Sumatra Island, but with only one of her young twins, an environment group said.
Friday, January 9, 2015
The Middle East must leave 40 percent of its oil reserves in the ground, and China, the U.S. and Russia most of their coal if global warming is to be curbed, researchers said Wednesday.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
The Taipei Zoo's 18-month-old giant panda Yuan Zai was adjusting well to her new lifestyle after starting a life apart from her mother on Wednesday, according to the zoo.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Air pollution in Beijing dropped slightly last year, municipal authorities said, although levels of the most dangerous small particulate matter remained more than three times the internationally recommended limit.