Thursday, January 1, 2015
Agreements onclimate change — to paraphrase what the 19th-century German statesman Otto von Bismarck said about law-making — are like sausages.
Monday, December 29, 2014
From early morning, housewives carrying buckets and brass pots line up in the back streets of Nepal's capital for the free water pumped from a network of ancient stone spouts.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Chiayi County Magistrate Chang Hwa-kuan (張花冠) on Friday criticized the central government decision's to include her county among the areas where the supply of water for farming is being cut off, citing the move's impact on the rural economy.
Friday, December 26, 2014
A significant increase has been noticed in Asian black bears entering human settlements, damaging crops and attacking humans in Annapurna Conservation Area that is said to be a suitable habitat for the animal, according to a survey conducted by the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP).
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The Marshall Islands is experiencing its worst-ever coral bleaching as global warming threatens reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists said Monday.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.
After nearing extinction in Europe in the early 20th century because of hunting and shrinking habitats, large carnivores like the gray wolf, brown bear, lynx and wolverine are thriving once more.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Bangladesh's rapid development on the doorstep of the ecologically fragile Sundarbans mangrove forest means “environmental disasters” like this month's oil spill in the massive delta are increasingly likely, experts warn.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
Monday, December 15, 2014
U.N. members pressed ahead Sunday with a vision for a historic pact to defeat climate change by adopting a format for national pledges to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gases.