A month before athletes from around the world will gather in Beijing for the 2008 Olympics, the BBC has found that the city still fails to meet international air-quality standards set by the World Health Organization.
The Worldwatch Institute released a study Thursday showing that jobs in renewable energy are expanding worldwide, while jobs in coal and natural gas are disappearing.
Palestinian engineers say it only costs $1.50 per fill-up. Israel is also going electric with hundreds of charging stations to be installed nationwide.
Researchers hope controlled high flows from Glen Canyon Dam will help restore natural habitat.
The European Parliament approved a carbon-trading scheme Tuesday that will include emissions from airlines as of 2012.
Electric-powered versions of the Philppines' iconic, smog-belching minubuses hit the streets Tuesday, the first of their kind in Southeast Asia.
A look at environment stories elsewhere on the Web.
Environmentalists say latest national-forest restrictions are too lax; ORV fans say they’re too strict.
To cut costs and improve the study of the earth's environment, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the US Geological Survey should be merged into a single agency, urged a group of former officials
Unless urgent action is taken, they could be the first great ape species in recorded history to become extinct, according to a new study.
Its support for halving emissions by 2050 is seen as useful for future negotiations.
New rating systems help students choose environmentally friendly colleges.
Some 30,000 Atlantic salmon escaped from a fish farm off the coast of British Columbia, Canada, where they may pose a threat to already depleted populations of wild Pacific salmon.
Britain's Cabinet Office released a sweeping report on the country's food policy, and determined that Britons are wasting too much food.
A look at what's happening on some of those other websites.
Endangered species may face an extinction risk that is up to 100 times greater than previously thought, according to a study published in the July 3 issue of Nature.
It's the Fourth of July again, which means that greens across the nation will have the opportunity to look like unpatriotic ninnies by pointing out that fireworks are bad for the environment.
The Bureau of Land Management has backed down on its freeze on solar projects on public lands.
Congress hits shark ‘finning’ practice; fleet subsidies cut would be ‘historic’; whales don’t compete with humans for fish, studies show.
Many botanical sprays tested were nearly worthless, but two new alternatives seem promising.