More than $500,000 has been handed out to organisations in five US states to raise awareness about environmental health risks that can harm unborn babies.
Growing government interest in cutting carbon emissions has led to the rapid expansion of the global carbon market, according to the US-based Worldwatch Institute.
The Thames Barrier celebrated its 25th anniversary on Friday amid warnings from the Met Office that the next quarter century could see more extreme weather events and torrential downpours.
An international seed bank built to safeguard the genetic diversity of the planet's crop plants through and global calamity - including the worst ravages of climate change - has received its first seeds.
France is being given a final warning about its waste water treatment, which currently does not meet EU standards.
The Government is asking experts for advice on how to heat buildings while keeping their carbon footprint to a minimum.
Italy has been told to get its house in order or face being dragged before the European courts over its poor handling of the Naples waste crisis.
Four firms from Ireland have been awarded a contract for a national publicity campaign on climate change.
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