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Hurricane Zeta slams into Louisiana...

Hurricane Zeta slams into Louisiana...

North America

Thu, Oct 29 2020

Heavy wind and sheets of rain cut through the city, and power outages were reported in various

Report: US firms fund deforestation,...

US firms fund Amazon deforestation

Latin America

Wed, Oct 28 2020

The report accuses those companies of harmful practices including land seizures, violence against indigenous...

Japan set to target zero emissions by...

Japan set to target zero emissions by...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 23 2020

Japan previously said it would aim to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050 and achieve net-zero emissions...

David Attenborough: Covid-19 poses threat...

Covid-19 poses threat to climate-change...

World

Thu, Oct 22 2020

The last two decades saw the number of disasters caused by extreme weather nearly double to 6,681, up...

Analysis: Air pollution costs Europe...

Air pollution costs Europe cities $190bn...

Europe

Wed, Oct 21 2020

Nearly a quarter of the global population lives in just four south Asian countries that are among the...

Study: Air pollution killed 476,000...

Air pollution killed 476K babies in...

World

Wed, Oct 21 2020

The report found that air pollution led to 6.7 million deaths worldwide in 2019, making it the fourth...

OP-ED: Waste is a resource, not a...

OP-ED: Waste is a resource, not a...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, Oct 16 2020

A roadmap for sustainable resource management in Bangladesh

Scientists throw lifeline to world's...

Scientists throw lifeline to world's...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 16 2020

There are 20 identified gibbon species, all in Asia, most are either ‘endangered’ or ‘critically...

EU leaders to decide tougher climate...

EU leaders to decide tougher climate...

Europe

Fri, Oct 16 2020

Eleven countries, including France, Spain and the Netherlands, expressed their support for a reduction...

Report: Japan to release Fukushima's...

Japan to release Fukushima's contaminated...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 16 2020

The plant, run by Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc, suffered multiple nuclear meltdowns after...

OP-ED: Will waste-to-energy initiatives...

OP-ED: Will waste-to-energy initiatives...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Sun, Oct 11 2020

What works for developed countries may not be applicable here

Celebrities to lead TED global call...

Celebrities to lead TED global call...

World

Sat, Oct 10 2020

TED has a massive following for its trademark presentations in which speakers strive to give ‘the...

ED: Time to ditch single-use...

ED: Time to ditch single-use...

Editorial

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Such a move will not only protect the environment, but will also help us economically

Analysis: Facebook letting advertisers...

Facebook letting advertisers sow climate...

North America

Thu, Oct 8 2020

The disinformation was most likely to be seen by men over 55 in rural US states, with the highest views...

Prince William launches most prestigious...

Prince William launches most prestigious...

Europe

Thu, Oct 8 2020

The jury will include a host of high-profile global figures, including Queen Rania of Jordan, Australian...

Canada to ban single-use plastics by...

Canada to ban single-use plastics by...

North America

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Canadians throw away three million tons of plastic waste each year, including 15 billion bags annually,...

14 million tons of microplastics on...

14 million tons of microplastics on...

World

Wed, Oct 7 2020

The scientists said areas with more floating rubbish generally had more microplastic fragments on the...

EU: Last month warmest September on...

Last month warmest September on record...

World

Wed, Oct 7 2020

Since the late 1970s, the global thermometer has crept up 0.2°C every decade, according to EU...

Scientists detect mass death of sea...

Scientists detect mass death of sea...

Europe

Wed, Oct 7 2020

Kamchatka, renowned for its spectacular scenery and live volcanoes, teems with wildlife including brown...

Scientists: Fires spike in Brazil's...

Scientists: Fires spike in Brazil's...

Latin America

Fri, Oct 2 2020

Most of the Amazon fires consist of agricultural burning on illegally deforested areas, even though the...

Eight killed in Ukraine forest...

Eight killed in Ukraine forest...

Europe

Thu, Oct 1 2020

Local authorities have said the fires may have been caused by shelling from a nearby area that is controlled...