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Flood Wall Street ends with mass arrests after day-long protest (PHOTOS)
Just one day after the world’s largest climate-related protest, thousands of more rebellious activists risked detainment to shut down part of New York City’s financial district to demand action against global warming. More than 100 people were arrested.

22.09.2014 19:51

China CO2 emissions outpace EU and US, 45% above global average
China has passed the EU for the first time in terms of per capita emissions in 2013, according to a new scientific report. Globally, the limit for atmospheric carbon will be reached in 30 years if pollution continues at the current pace, the report warns.

22.09.2014 06:18

NYC stages world's ‘biggest ever’ climate change march (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Not even a gloomy sky could dampen the spirits of climate activists Sunday, as up to 310,000 marched through New York City pushing for international action against global warming. Thousands of rallies across the world called on governments for change.

21.09.2014 20:05

Germany opens first renewable energy storage facility
Germany has launched what it claims is Europe’s first and largest commercial battery plant, which will help to store renewable power sources. Such sources can prove erratic, as they are dependent on the elements, such as wind and the sun.

17.09.2014 06:28

Hole in ozone layer starts patching up, UN says
The Earth’s fragile ozone layer has started to show “signs of recovery,” according to a new UN study, and a hole in the ozone found over Antarctica every year has stopped increasing in size.

10.09.2014 18:41

Monster floods kill over 400 in India, Pakistan (PHOTOS)
The heaviest rainfall in 50 years has resulted in more than 400 deaths in the Kashmir region – with thousands still trapped on rooftops – as residents in both India and Pakistan are criticizing their governments for not doing enough to help them.

09.09.2014 22:15

‘Limits to Growth’ vindicated: World headed towards economic, environmental collapse
Australian researchers have shown that a book written ‒ and written off ‒ four decades ago accurately predicted where the world would be in terms of resource allocation and the environment. And that does not bode well for the future of humanity.

04.09.2014 20:48

Southwest could face decades-long megadrought – study
Areas in the southwestern United States face an 80 to 90 percent chance of a decade-long drought by the year 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current levels, according to a new study.

04.09.2014 17:23

Green or clean? EU blacklists super-powerful vacuum cleaners
The EU has introduced a ban on powerful vacuum cleaners that run on 1,600 watts or more, which came into force September 1. Europe hopes it will help to save energy, but critics say the law is just meddling with private life.

01.09.2014 15:06

UK lobbying to keep one of Europe's dirtiest power plants open for business
The British government is currently lobbying the European Commission (EC) for a legal exemption to keep a south-Wales power station open, despite the fact its nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions exceed EU legal limits by 500 percent.

19.08.2014 13:05

Activists occupy UK govt building over heavily-redacted fracking report
A group of campaigners from Reclaim the Power are currently occupying the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA) headquarters in London, following the government’s decision to censor a report on the potential impacts of fracking.

18.08.2014 12:29

No power to the people? UK govt watchdog blocks new grassroots energy co-ops
The British government’s financial watchdog has been accused of blocking new community projects aimed at challenging the dominance of big energy corporations.

15.08.2014 11:25

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