Tackling the climate-change problem will only result in a minor cooling of what is expected to a be a red-hot economy over the next 10 years, two new studies prepared for the Canada government has
Huge forest fires in the tropics may be a contributing factor to global warming, according to a study carried out by the Meteorological Research Institute. In addition to smoke and soot, the fires
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Energy Laboratory has joined forces with seven companies to launch a new industrial consortium that will support research on carbon sequestration, a
The planet Mars has claimed another victim. After days of trying to make contact with Mars Polar Lander, an unmanned probe that was supposed to have touched down near the planet's south pole on
The Clinton administration proposed new rules to protect environmentally sensitive wetlands from development, a response to what administration officials called a recent rash of destruction.
The Bhutan government has banned the import of all second hand cars, regardless of origin, with immediate effect to control environmental pollution. A press release from the Cabinet Secretariat
Spain's newly-presented National Hydrological Plan, which aims to distribute water evenly throughout the country, has met with heavy criticism from water-rich regions and environmentalists. The most
The UK and Germany have set out their common aim to see the Kyoto Protocol enter into force by 2002, and call on developed nations to show leadership by taking domestic action.Michael Meacher, UK
According to new policy documents published by both parties in UK, the Conservatives would introduce targeted incentives and tradable emissions permits as a system for protecting air quality, whilst
New government figures show that greenhouse gas emissions in 1998 were 19% above the level set under the Kyoto Protocol, placing Canada's targets in severe doubt. Environment Canada, the federal
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
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