News from Environment

Deadly storm knocks out power in U.S. South, threatens east coast

14 hours ago

Severe storms that killed three people in the U.S. South moved eastward on Friday, causing widesprea...

South | Coast | Deadly | east | threatens | Storm |

Eni, Fincantieri, Terna and CDP team up to build wave power stations

20 hours ago

Italian oil group Eni is joining forces with shipbuilder Fincantieri, power grid group Terna and sta...

Build | wave | Stations |

China to promote using wind energy to power heating

1 day ago

China on Friday said it would promote using energy generated by the wind to help power heating syste...

heating | energy | Wind | China | promote |

Second wave of twisters in U.S. South turns deadly as storm pushes east

1 day ago

A second wave of tornadoes and thunderstorms to hit the U.S. South and Midwest this week turned dead...

east | Deadly | pushes | Storm | South | wave |

Climate-change protesters say they will target London's Heathrow Airport

1 day ago

The Extinction Rebellion group of climate change campaigners said it planned to hold a protest at Lo...

Heathrow | target | London | protesters | Climate | airport |

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

1 day ago

When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets...

drawer | beast | ancient | VICIOUS | nightmares |

South Carolina aims to bar offshore drilling with budget proposal

2 days ago

South Carolina's Republican-majority Senate is poised to advance a measure this week that would requ...

South | Carolina | Budget | Offshore | drilling | proposal | Bar | aims |

Green economy good news for copper producers: Antofagasta chairman

2 days ago

The global fight against climate change will boost demand for copper, a key metal used in the produc...

green | chairman | Copper | Producers | economy |

Four injured after lightning hits Acropolis Hill area in Athens

2 days ago

Four people were injured after lightning struck the Acropolis Hill area in Athens on Wednesday, an a...

Athens | Hill | area | lightning | injured |

Butterflies swarm Lebanon's meadows in numbers unseen for 100 years

2 days ago

A vast number of migrating butterflies have swarmed across Lebanon this year after heavy winter rain...

swarm | unseen | Meadows | butterflies | numbers | Lebanon |

Preaching to the converted: Swedish teen climate activist gets pope's blessing

2 days ago

Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg brought her campaign to the Vatican on Wednesday and m...

teen | converted | Climate | activist | blessing | Swedish | Pope |

Iran closes oil wells in flood-hit Khuzestan province, output drops

2 days ago

Iran has shut around a dozen oil wells in its oil-rich southwestern Khuzestan province because of ma...

province | Flood | oil | Drops | Iran | Closes | output |

Second wave of tornadoes, thunderstorms to pummel the U.S. South and Midwest

2 days ago

Tornadoes and thunderstorms will hit the U.S. South and Midwest for a second time this week, startin...

wave | South | Tornadoes | Midwest | Thunderstorms |

Power play: pumped hydro eyes path through Australia's climate wars

3 days ago

At an abandoned gold mine in Australia's outback, plans are being laid for a large-scale renewable e...

Pumped | Australia | Path | Climate | wars | Hydro | Play |

Colombia's Ecopetrol says working to contain spills from pipeline attacks

3 days ago

Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Tuesday it is working to contain two oil spills f...

Pipeline | Spills | attacks | colombia |

China soil pollution efforts stymied by local governments: Greenpeace

3 days ago

China's efforts to combat dangerous soil pollution are being stymied by local governments and their...

Soil | governments | local | Efforts | Greenpeace | China | stymied | Pollution |

Tornadoes, thunderstorms to pummel U.S. again this week

3 days ago

A second wave of tornadoes and thunderstorms in less than a week is forecast to hit states in the U....

Tornadoes | Thunderstorms |

States say half of wetlands would lose protection under EPA proposal

3 days ago

Fourteen states, including New York and California, and the District of Columbia said the Environmen...

Protection | EPA | States | wetlands | Half | lose | proposal |

Kenyan food, water scarcity will worsen as rains fail: Met Department

3 days ago

Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails...

worsen | scarcity | department | Rains | water | met | fail | Kenyan |

Ohio legislators to hear bill to save nuclear power plants

3 days ago

A House of Representatives subcommittee in Ohio will hear a clean energy bill on Wednesday designed...

hear | save | plants | nuclear | Bill | Ohio | Legislators |