• The government presses ahead with a feasibility study of storing radioactive waste in an island in the Oslo Fjord.Environment,Langøya,mining,NOAH,Norway,Radioactive waste,Michael Lerner

    Sunset over the Oslo Fjord, Norway. Getty Images
  • People use umbrellas as Typhoon Soudelor approaches on August 7, 2015 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. Getty Images

    21 have died so far from the typhoon that China estimates has caused $1.43bn in damages.Environment,China,disaster relief,Taiwan,Typhoon Soudelor,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Aug 10, 2015, 12:05 PM EDT
  • A wheat field grows in the sunshine July 11, 2003 near Rochester, England.

    Official said government not prepared to "gamble" with the future of the country's food and drink sector.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 09, 2015, 5:48 PM EDT
  • A locust, of the type rampaging across southern Russia, feeds on crops. Getty Images

    Biblical-level plagues of locusts hit southwestern Russia and China's Inner Mongolia region.Environment,China,climate change,drought,Locusts,Pesticide,Russia,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Aug 06, 2015, 9:04 AM EDT
  • In this aerial view electricity-producing wind turbines spin at a wind farm on July 6, 2015 near Brieselang, Germany. According to recent statistics renewable energy sources accounted for 33% of the electricity consumed in Germany in the first half of 2015, well ahead of previous predictions set by the federal government.

    The strategy will outline restrictions on CO2 from electricity that individual states will have to implement.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 02, 2015, 5:55 PM EDT
  • View of Perth, Australia. AFP/Getty Images

    The bone-dry capital of Western Australia has faced down many of the same water issues by enacting reforms to its water-management system that some California politicians seem to find intriguing.Environment,California,Desalination,drought,Environmental Issue,Perth,Water,Water desalination,Water supply,Western Australia,Erin Wright

    Published Date : Jul 29, 2015, 1:41 PM EDT
  • AFP/Getty Images

    The American Legislative Exchange Council has come under fire for driving the disinformation campaign in the U.S. that purports that climate change is not human-caused.Environment,ALEC,American Legislative Exchange Council,Anthony Leiserowitz,BP,Chevron,drought,Environmental Issue,Environmental Protection Agency,greenhouse gas emissions,renewable energy sources,San Diego,Shell,Southern California,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Jul 22, 2015, 4:49 PM EDT
  • Filling a tank with drinking water in a desert suburb of Lima, Peru, 1/21/15. Jan Sochor/CON/LatinContent/Getty Images

    Fast-expanding Lima is suffering from receding glaciers and incompetent water distribution.Environment,climate change,glaciers,Lima,Sedapal,Water,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 22, 2015, 10:23 AM EDT