[MELBOURNE] Australia's conservative government on Thursday released a fresh plan to tackle climate change, targetting the use of gas, hydrogen, batteries and carbon capture, while avoiding the...

GLOBAL greenhouse gas emissions are on track to plunge nearly 8 per cent this year, the largest drop ever recorded, as worldwide lockdowns to fight the novel coronavirus have triggered an "...

[TOKYO] Japan's greenhouse gas emissions fell 3.9 per cent to a record low in the year ended March 2019, government figures showed on Tuesday, thanks to wider use of renewable energy, the gradual...

[PARIS] Air quality is improving in countries under coronavirus quarantines, experts say, but it is far too early to speak of long-term change.

[LONDON] Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the power sector fell by 2 per cent last year, the biggest fall since at least 1990, owing to reduced coal usage in Europe and the United States...

[MEXICO CITY] Nestle SA is launching a reforestation project to plant at least 3 million trees in Mexico and Brazil in the next year and a half as the Swiss food group strives for carbon...

[OSLO] Norway's US$1 trillion wealth fund will exclude four companies for their vast emissions of greenhouse gases, or at least put them on probation to force them to change, the chairman of its...

[BEIJING] The coronavirus epidemic that has paralysed the Chinese economy may have a silver lining for the environment.

[PARIS] Emissions from fossil fuel production of the potent greenhouse gas methane is 25 to 40 per cent higher than previously understood, researchers reported on Wednesday, shining a harsh...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's finance minister proposed on Wednesday new duties on sweetened drinks, vehicles that emit carbon dioxide and plastic bags, to control consumption of the products in South-...