Clinton Foundation to work to reduce greenhouse gases
The Clinton Foundation, a nonprofit organization that has focused on combating AIDS, poverty and childhood obesity, will turn its attention to greenhouse gases, former US President Bill Clinton said on Tuesday.
China is world’s biggest emitter of sulphur dioxide, says SEPA
China has become the world's biggest emitter of sulphur dioxide, according to the country's State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA). The total discharge of SO2 rose by 27% between 2000 and 2005, the agency said on Thursday.
Environmentalists call for boycott of merbau wood products
European shops continue to trade in merbau wood flooring, despite evidence that the wood is likely to have been stolen from Indonesia’s last remaining rainforests, say campaigners at the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA).
Nuclear plant in Sweden faced possible meltdown, says former director
Last week's shutdown of the Forsmark nuclear power plant in Sweden has led to a disagreement over the level of danger presented by the shut down of two of the four generators, according to a report by United Press International.
UK’s environmental performance has room for improvement
Government transport policies in the UK are failing to tackle climate change and carbon dioxide emissions from surface transport will continue to rise unless there is a radical change in approach, a new report published by a coalition of environmental groups revealed on Wednesday.
Largest flock of white-eared night heron found in eastern China
Researchers from Zhejiang University who discovered a large flock of endangered white-eared night heron near to Qiandao Lake in eastern China have successfully tracked their reproductive habits over a four year period.
Report from the Nu River: “Nobody has told us anything.”
In the Nu River valley in southwest China, exploration work is under way for a string of hydroelectric dams. Wang Yongchen visited the region to hear what local people have to say about the controversial project.