Hurricane Isaias Makes Landfall in North Carolina, NHC Says

Sputnik - According to meteorologists, the hurricane will bring widespread heavy rain and strong winds to many parts of the US east...

Israel to hold drill to prepare for potential oil spill from largest gas rig

Xinhua - Israel will conduct a drill to prepare for potential spill from the largest gas rig in Israeli waters, the Ministry...

Nearly 3 billion animals killed or displaced by Australia fires

Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced by Australia's devastating wildfires in 2019 and 2020, according to a new report, with...

Russia’s Arctic region declares emergency after second fuel spill

Authorities in the Taimyr District of Russia's Krasnoyarsk Region have announced a state of emergency following a fuel spill by a subsidiary of the...

UK air pollution still down despite return to normal traffic – study

Air pollution has remained at lower levels in UK towns and cities despite a return to near-normal traffic levels after the easing of...

Europe losing forest to harvesting at alarming rate, data suggests

Europe has lost a vastly increased area of forest to harvesting in recent years, data suggests, reducing the continent’s carbon absorption capacity and...

Macron pledges 15 bln euros to bolster ecological conversion after Greens sweep local elections

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced an investment package worth 15 billion euros (16.89 billion U.S. dollars) over the next two...

Russian metal giant admits pollution in Arctic tundra

A Russian mining giant behind an enormous Arctic fuel spill last month said it had suspended workers at a metals plant who were responsible...

Maersk heads zero-carbon drive in shipping sector with $60 million research center

The world’s largest container shipper, A.P. Moller-Maersk MAERSKB.CO, will team up with industry majors to set up a research center in Denmark...

Foreign ministers flag climate change as major spark for conflicts

Climate change impacts - including growing food and water scarcity - are becoming increasingly important drivers of conflict and unrest around the...

Iran plans to revive Urumiyah Lake in seven years: official says

The Iranian government has allocated a toll budget of 3 trillion rials (63051900 Euros) to a plan which is expected to fully...

World Environment Day: 5 ways to cut back on disposable plastic in the pandemic

This Friday marks World Environment Day, a time when people across the globe unite to celebrate the planet and shine a light...

UK approval for biggest gas power station in Europe ruled legal

The UK government’s approval of a large new gas-fired power plant has been ruled legal by the high court. A legal challenge...

Cyclone Amphan makes landfall near India, Bangladesh after millions evacuate

The Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades slammed ashore along the coastlines of India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6...

Potentially fatal bouts of heat and humidity on the rise, study finds

Intolerable bouts of extreme humidity and heat which could threaten human survival are on the rise across the world, suggesting that worst-case...