Vietnam urged Laos to halt construction of a $3.5 billion hydropower dam pending further study, environmental activists said on Friday after a meeting of the Mekong River Commission.
Last year was among the top 10 warmest in the modern global record, two U.S.
Black carbon, the soot produced by burning fossil fuels and biomass, is a more potent atmospheric pollutant than previously thought, according to a four-year international study released on Tuesday
Black carbon is the second most powerful climate pollutant behind only carbon dioxide, according to a landmark four-year assessment lead by T.C. Bond, S. J. Doherty, D. W. Fahey, and P.
A centre of excellence specialising in reading space weather conditions to help air traffic on polar routes would come up here by the middle of this year, the first of its kind in the country.
Up to half of world's food goes to waste, report says
Poachers slaughtered a record 668 rhinos in South Africa in 2012 as demand for their horns continued to surge on the black market in Asia, the government said yesterday.
Africa's biggest animals were poached in near record numbers in 2012, with surging demand for horn and ivory from Asia driving the slaughter of rhinos and elephants.
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