Grants totalling $17m have been handed out for water-saving programmes that try to address the current drought in California.
It is a choice that is often overlooked when land is redeveloped - but a new project is aiming to highlight the possibilities for turning brownfield into green spaces.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed a package of initiatives that will help protect the city from some of the unavoidable effects of climate change.
There are a variety of reasons why sea levels are changing - and scientists arguing the case for man-made climate change must find reliable ways to predict natural variations if they are to paint an accurate picture of our own influence.
South Dublin residents will soon have their black bins fitted with computer chips so their bin can be connected with their 'pay as you go' waste collection account.
Galway is set to consider a variety of environmentally friendly ways of travelling when it takes part in European Mobility Week this month.
Large windows and slanted ceilings to let in more light and toilet stalls made from recycled bottles and cans are just two of the green building techniques that have been used at Great Seneca Creek Elementary School.
Local authorities and police could be given greater powers to tackle noise pollution as part of a raft of proposed new measures to deal with the blight of noisy neighbours and businesses.
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