Japan's greenhouse gas emissions hit record high in 2018

Japan's greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal year 2018 were the…

Health impact of air pollution could be much worse than previously thought, study suggests

The number of health problems related to air pollution can be much higher than…

EU Parliament declares climate emergency

The European Parliament has declared a global “climate and environmental emergency” and has called on all…

Indiana court states states must provide clean air and water

The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that state governments will have to pay compensation to their…

Greenhouse gas level reaches new level, says UN

The concentration of greenhouse gases, one of the key factors of climate change, has reached a…

Light pollution is one of the main culprits in the 'insect apocalypse'

Light pollution is a significant but overlooked factor in the rapid decline in insect populations,…

Japan criticizes US exit from Paris agreement

The beginning of a US withdrawal process from the Paris climate agreement is “very…

Europe-China climate cooperation is 'decisive', says Macron

Europe-China cooperation in reducing emissions from climate warming…

Japanese stores plan to charge for plastic bags from 2020

Japanese retailers, including supermarkets and convenience stores, are expected to charge for plastic bags at…

Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest 'near irreversible point'

The increase in deforestation, combined with the policies of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, could lead to…

Tons of Typhoon Waste no. 19 arrive at Japanese beaches

Mountains of waste and debris are now appearing on the Pacific coast and threatening several areas…

EU bank delays plan to halt fossil fuel investment

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has delayed its proposal to halt new investments in fossil fuels,…

Toxic algae rise in lakes around the world as global temperatures rise

The proliferation of toxic algae, which can be fatal to humans, is increasing in…

Extinction Rebellion: Nearly 400 Scientists Support Climate Activists' Civil Disobedience Campaign

Nearly 400 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take…

Oil contaminating beaches in Brazil 'is most likely from Venezuela', says minister

Crude oil that has stained hundreds of miles of Brazilian beach in recent weeks is likely to…

20 companies account for one third of all carbon emissions

The 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of world reserves of oil, gas and…

Air above Antarctica has rapid temperature rise, breaking records

A rare atmospheric phenomenon has made the air above Antarctica much warmer…

Trade rules emerge as a weapon to combat climate change in the EU

The European Union is ready to push trade policy to fight climate change,…

Activists fight Denka, Japanese company that launches carcinogens in the US air

Lydia Gerard and Robert Taylor never came close to losing their composure, even when it became clear…

North American Bird Population Falls 29%

The number of birds in the United States and Canada has dropped a staggering 29%, or almost 3…

Greta Thunberg, the teenager who shook the political world

Greta Thunberg made many enemies. They are easy to recognize because their anger is so great.