BERLIN (AP) — South America's Mercosur countries will address environmental concerns raised by the European Union that have stalled ratification of a free trade deal between the two trade blocs,...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Agriculture Department has proposed rules for phasing out the use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in weed killer Roundup, by early 2024.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has suspended a nationwide program used to approve oil and gas pipelines, power lines and other utility work, spurred by a court ruling that...
GENEVA (AP) — The head of the world’s main association of airlines says it needs to better explain commitments it made years ago to reduce carbon emissions, and not make new pledges collectively -...
Trump administration has notified UN that it has started process of withdrawing US from Paris climate agreement
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration has notified UN that it has started process of withdrawing US from Paris climate agreement.
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters elect their parliament this weekend, a challenge for the populist right that has been dominant until now and an opportunity for green parties as environmental concerns...
California’s environmental protection agency says it will ban an agricultural pesticide linked to brain damage in kids
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's environmental protection agency says it will ban an agricultural pesticide linked to brain damage in kids.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian girl who was among the 16 young activists filing a complaint at the United Nations accusing countries of inaction on climate change has taken that step...
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief said Monday she was "alarmed" that migrant children are still being held in centers in the United States and Mexico and warned that climate change has...
BERLIN (AP) — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or...
BERLIN (AP) — Green parties' surprisingly strong showing in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament raised hopes — particularly among young voters — that global warming and other...
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents anxious to start...
HOUSTON (AP) — Water pollution charges were filed Monday against a company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility where a large fire that burned for days in March caused chemicals...
CROSBY, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's support for shifting more power to states on Wednesday faded next to his affinity for oil and gas production, as he aimed to make it harder for states...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — One of the first times that Aspen Skiing Co. CEO Mike Kaplan got a full understanding of the political power of his position overseeing the sprawling, ritzy resort came in 2006.
NORCO, La. (AP) — The Latest on the opening of a Mississippi River flood control structure northwest of New Orleans (all times local):
Workers have begun opening an 87-year-old flood control structure to divert water from the rising Mississippi River away from New Orleans.
It's the 12th time the Bonnet Carre (BAHN'-eh CARE'-ee) spillway has been opened since it was completed in 1931.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A company that wants to build and operate a large terminal to export coal from the western U.S. to Asia was denied a key permit by Washington state on Tuesday because of environmental concerns.
PHOENIX (AP) — Nine Arizona tribes will receive federal funding to address environmental concerns on their land.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the nearly $3 million in funding Monday. The agency has been meeting with tribes on the Hualapai (WAHL'-uh-peye) reservation.
The money will address hazardous waste regulations, water quality and pollution, among other things.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina environmental officials say the state's air has become clean enough that only 22 of its 100 counties still have to conduct vehicle emissions testing.
Legislation signed by Gov. Roy Cooper earlier this month slashed the number of counties required to conduct vehicle emissions testing, but some environmental advocates argue that doing so will result in air pollution going back up.
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago and outside Trump Tower to demand action to prevent climate change and protect the environment.
Saturday's rain-soaked march coincided with hundreds of similar events across the U.S. as President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people showed up Saturday at New York's March for Science, including a retired high school teacher who warned that climate change, if ignored, will be America's "Armageddon."
New York joined cities around the world where activists marched to defend science from attacks and reduced federal funding.
In Manhattan, scientists and supporters first gathered at a late-morning rally at Central Park West.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials in Southern California are crying foul after more than 140 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Tijuana River in Mexico and flowed north of the border for more than two weeks, according to a report.
The spill was caused Feb. 2 during rehabilitation of a sewage collector pipe and wasn't contained until Thursday, the International Boundary and Water Commission said in its report released Friday. The river drains into the Pacific Ocean on the U.S. side.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco granted initial approval Tuesday to a deal worth at least $1.2 billion that aims to compensate the owners of roughly 78,000 Volkswagens with 3-liter engines that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests.
The company previously agreed to spend up to $10 billion compensating owners of roughly 475,000 Volkswagens and Audi vehicles with 2-liter diesel engines — the bulk of the vehicles caught up in Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Biologists, river advocates and environmental officials are trying to figure out why mussels are dying in a central Ohio river known for its biodiversity, raising concerns about the creek's long-term health.
Dozens of dying or dead mussels have surfaced along miles of Big Darby Creek since October, Anthony Sasson, freshwater conservation manager for the Nature Conservancy in Ohio, told The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2dYNblj).
ELK CREEK, Neb. (AP) — A company that wants to mine rare metals in southeast Nebraska plans to dump naturally occurring underground saltwater into the Missouri River, a prospect that has raised environmental concerns.
Centennial, Colorado-based NioCorp Developments Ltd. has been meeting with regulators and county officials while firming plans to spend nearly $1 billion building the mine and processing facility near Elk Creek, about 70 miles southeast of Lincoln.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — An effort to deal with environmental concerns at a non-motorized path along the Huron River in Ypsilanti is getting a $200,000 boost.
The Washtenaw County Brownfield Authority awarded a grant to the city to remediate contaminated soil adjacent to the path that's in the Water Street redevelopment area. The work will allow officials to reopen the path, which was recently closed.