Monday, October 27, 2014
Nations will have to roll up their sleeves and make important compromises to meet the deadline, just 14 months off, for a global pact on curbing climate change, observers say.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
European Union leaders agreed Friday what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new U.N.-backed global treaty next year.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
An Italian lab has cooled a cubic meter of copper to within a tiny fraction of “absolute zero”, setting a world record, the National Nuclear Physics Institute said Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say.
As Premier Jiang Yi-hua stated his acceptance of the Kaohsiung District Court's decision, outrage is rising in other quarters over the inadequate punitive measures imposed on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Award-winning actor Martin Sheen teamed up with conservation group Sea Shepherd Saturday to launch a new ship, as its exiled founder said he hopes to return to the U.S. next year.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
It was just a feather: but in the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Australia's Environment Minister Greg Hunt has pledged to end the extinction of native mammal species by 2020, with a focus on culprits such as feral cats.
A local environmental group said Thursday that it will initiate a second referendum aimed at curbing nuclear power use in Taiwan following the rejection of its previous proposal by the Cabinet.
Fracking technology has driven a boom in natural gas that many hope will prompt a switch away from coal use and put the brakes on the rise in Earth-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.