Friday, March 14, 2014
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Thursday it would give employees sent to China a wage premium to account for the country's hazardous air pollution, in a possible first for an international company.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Australia has endured another “angry summer” with more than 150 temperature records smashed, a new report said Monday, with a warning that heatwaves and sweltering conditions will only get worse.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Time is running out for Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, with climate change set to wreck irreversible damage by 2030 unless immediate action is taken, marine scientists said Thursday.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
French scientists said Monday they had revived a giant but harmless virus that had been locked in the Siberian permafrost for more than 30,000 years.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Global warming will reduce the world's crop production by up to two percent every decade and wreak US$1.45 trillion of economic damage by the end of this century, according to a draft U.N. report, Japanese media said Friday.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Pollution-weary residents of smog-hit Beijing turned to black humor to help cope with grueling conditions Tuesday as a large swathe of China was covered by a thick blanket of haze for a sixth consecutive day.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Militant environmentalist group Sea Shepherd and Japanese whalers on Monday traded accusations regarding a potentially dangerous attack in the perilous Southern Ocean.
Mexico's salamander-like axolotl apparently hasn't disappeared from its only known natural habitat in Mexico City's few remaining lakes.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama proposed Friday a US$1 billion fund to mitigate the impact of climate change in the United States, and unveiled financing to combat drought parching swathes of California.
Saturday, February 15, 2014