News in Brief
News In Brief
Severe floods are ravaging parts of sub-Saharan Africa, killing and displacing thousands and fuelling the spread of diseases.
The Arctic ice shelf lost 14% of permannet ice cover last year, NASA satellite images have revealed - much more than total losses since measurements began three decades ago.
Despite well-publicised attempts to green up their act, supermarkets are still performing poorly when it comes to offering a sustainable way to shop.
Environment Minister David Miliband has told the TUC's annual congress that trade unions have a key role in the fight against climate change.
The Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast has sacked his entire cabinet in what is the first instance of a government being brought down by an environmental scandal.
Russia's modest renewable energy infrastructure will be given a funding boost with a 6.3bn rouble (185m euro) loan, allotted to modernising an aging hydroelectric power complex.
An international NGO coalition called for a halt to the export of toxic ships for dismantling in developing countries after it emerged that work-related incurable diseases and deadly accidents affect thousands of Indian shipyard workers.
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