BEIJING (Reuters) - A nationwide investigation has shown that as much as 16 percent of China’s soil contains higher-than-permitted levels of pollution, the environment ministry said on Thursday. A woman
By Juliet Eilperin and Juliet Eilperin Reporter covering national affairs Email Bio Follow Katie Zezima Katie Zezima National reporter covering vice Email Bio Follow President Obama will challenge companies
In a speech this week at the University of Hawaii, former Vice President Al Gore called one key factor a "game changer" in the fight against climate change. The exponential growth in photovoltaic solar
(Reuters) - Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis
Only 1 in 5 students currently say they understand climate change from what they learned in school. New nationwide science-education standards are coming soon, and they'll include a lesson plan that should
Panasonic made an announcement this month that it will pay its China-based expatriates a "hazard pay" to compensate for the dangerous air quality they're subjected to as they work. The move from the Japanese
Innovation will allow us to prosper and preserve our planet. When mythological Cassandra spurned Apollo, he flew into a rage, punishing her with the gift of prophecy but the curse that no one would believe
Changing Planet In just a few weeks, the historic Hawaiian voyaging canoes, Hōkūle‘a and Hikianalia, will set sail from Hawai‘i on their 47,000-nautical-mile voyage around the world. The next time these
There is intense speculation among cosmologists that a US team is on the verge of confirming they have detected "primordial gravitational waves" – an echo of the big bang in which the universe came into
The environment secretary is expected to chair a meeting of the government's Cobra emergencies committee on Thursday in response to floods that have torn down power lines, closed roads and flooded homes.
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Britain is sleepwalking towards disaster because of a failure to recognise that climate change is causing the extreme weather that has blighted the country for more than a month, Ed Miliband has warned.
Sandhurst, near Gloucester, is almost completely underwater and flooded residents fear looters will target their homes Residents of the flooded village of Sandhurst are being warned that "pirate" burglars
Seals, moles, hedgehogs, badgers, mice, earthworms and a host of insects and seabirds are among the unseen casualties of the floods, storms and torrential rains of the last few weeks, say wildlife groups.
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