Recent extreme temperatures that are commonly followed by floods can largely be attributed to climatic warming
Court also orders nuclear company to pay £72,000 costs for mistake which sent low-level waste to wrong site
UK cities pay to send rubbish to Norwegian incinerators, but green campaigners warn of dangers
Burning coal also costs companies and governments billions of pounds in disease treatment and lost working days
Both governments have agreed to commit to replenishing water to key river system in return for federal cash
Arrests follow series of pit collapses in which dozens have died, and highlight social and environmental challenges of China's presence in Africa
River Elbe more than 6 metres above normal level as military and national disaster team work frantically to hold back floodwaters
Authorities push forward plans for 314 metre-high dam on Dadu river which would affect rare plants and fish
Department for Transport argues that proposal will delay agreement on 2015 and 2020 targets
One of the notable details of Monday's landmark ruling to ban the use of some neonicotinoid pesticides across the European Union was Germany's vote in favour.
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
How green is green?
Doha: inaction in the face of urgency
Coal mines to get automatic nod for first expansion