China's biggest lake could disappear completely in 200 years as overgrazing and global warming take their toll, despite government efforts to stop its retreat, Xinhua news agency reported.
Christmas may be the season of goodwill but the gift giving and over indulgence also leads to a huge spike in the amount of rubbish thrown out by householders.
The achievements of female business leaders who head up ethical companies are to be highlighted in an attempt to reward their good work and inspire others to follow suit.
Carbon emissions cuts will come too late to avert 'runaway' climate change if current policy trends continue in Europe and across the world according to the EU's World Energy Technology Outlook, published this week.
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