15:59 GMT 18.12.2014
US Still Facing Challenges in Building Secure Energy System: IEA
Developments in the US energy sector in recent years have bolstered the country's energy security, sustainability and economic competitiveness, but challenges remain, IEA executive director said.
14:21 GMT 18.12.2014
Sea Shepherd Activists Confront Toothfish Poaching Ship in Antarctic
Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd said surveillance activities by Australia and New Zealand had improved toothfish populations in some areas. However, poaching is on the rise in remote parts of the Southern Oceans, which are outside national jurisdictions.
09:18 GMT 18.12.2014
China's Biggest Coal Power Plant Violates Emission Standards: Greenpeace
The Greenpeace analysis of China's government data showed that Shanghai's Waigaoqiao coal-fired power plant had been emitting pollutants over local emission standards 18 percent of the time.
17:46 GMT 17.12.2014
Environmentalists Warn of Deadly Consequences of Fracking
Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise called fracking, refers to the extraction of shale gas through the injection of high pressure liquid into soil. The technique has stirred up controversy in Europe and the US, prompting public protests.
19:14 GMT 15.12.2014
Endangered Northern White Rhinos on Brink of Total Extinction
Scientists will attempt to save the endangered subspecies of the northern white rhinos through artificial insemination, the WWF Russia coordinator told RIA Novosti.
14:05 GMT 14.12.2014
UN Member States Fail to Agree on Steps to Cut Emissions Before 2020: WWF
Leader of World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Global Climate and Energy Initiative Samantha Smith stated that UN member states failed to agree on specific plans to cut emissions before 2020.
18:34 GMT 13.12.2014
India on High Alert as Bangladeshi Oil Spill Threatens Bengal Tigers
Bangladeshi authorities are desperately trying to diminish the devastating consequences of an oil spill in the Sundarbans, using manual labor to clean up the leak. India is on a high alert due to the ecological catastrophe.
16:35 GMT 11.12.2014
Bangladeshi Ecological Catastrophe Threatens Rare Dolphins, Bengal Tigers
An oil spill in Bangladeshi Sundarbans has become a 'national disaster', threatening the world's biggest mangrove forest, rare dolphins, Bengal tigers and other wildlife of the region, recognized as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.
14:35 GMT 11.12.2014
Fossil Fuels Investors to Face Losses Due to Low-Carbon Agenda: UK Minister
UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change explained that long-term investments in fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas were unsafe as more countries were adopting low-carbon policies.
14:23 GMT 10.12.2014
New York Stores Selling Toys Containing Carcinogenic Chemicals: Report
Environmental groups have disclosed toxic chemicals in toys sold in Westchester County, New York. These chemicals pose health risks to children like cancer, lower IQ scores and organ damage.
14:07 GMT 09.12.2014
Olympic Venues Construction in Japan May Endanger Malaysian Rainforests
The Malaysian state of Sarawak is losing its tropical rainforests faster than any other place in the world driven by a timber industry riddled with corruption and illegality.
12:51 GMT 05.12.2014
Millions of Liters of Oil Spill Into Israeli Nature Reserve
Israeli officials say that the oil spill is one of the worst ecological disasters in its history.
16:29 GMT 02.12.2014
Ten Largest EU Economies Spent Almost $100 Billion on Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Germany, the UK and France led the way in helping finance the oil, gas and coal industries in 1999-2013, contributing all but $13 billion of the European subsidies.
23:37 GMT 28.11.2014
Cheap Oil to Threaten Energy Supply, Environment: Experts
Oil industry experts claim that low oil prices pose a risk to both energy supplies and the environment.
17:44 GMT 26.11.2014
US Environmental Protection Agency Head Proposes Limit on Ozone Emissions
The proposal stipulates that the current standard of ozone pollution, which is 75 parts per billion, should be lowered to 65-70 parts per billion.
21:16 GMT 23.11.2014
Global Warming to Have Big Effect on World’s Poorest Nations: World Bank
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim claims that global warming over the next 20 years is predicted to affect the world's poorest nations most.
13:05 GMT 23.11.2014
Protesters Clash With Police in Southern France
Between 600 and 1,000 people gathered to protest against police brutality in Toulouse, France. What initially started as a peaceful march soon turned violent, with police using water cannons to disperse the crowd.