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Prince William unveils finalists for environmental prize

LONDON (AP) — Prince William announced 15 inaugural finalists Friday for the Earthshot Prize, his ambitious global environmental award that aims to find new ideas and technologies to tackle climate ch...

Future of Lake Tahoe clarity in question as wildfires worsen

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — When a wildfire crested the mountains near North America's largest alpine lake, embers and ash that zipped across a smoky sky pierced Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters. ...

Indonesian court rules president negligent over pollution

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court ruled Thursday that President Joko Widodo and six other top officials have neglected citizens’ rights to clean air and ordered them to improve the poor ai...

Indonesia: Jakarta court rules in favor of residents' clean air bid

Indonesia's Central Jakarta District Court on Thursday ruled partially in favor of Jakarta residents who took the country's president and six top senior officials to court over air pollution. ...

Serbs protest against lithium mining, other eco problems

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Several thousand people protested in Serbia on Saturday demanding a ban on planned lithium mining in the Balkan country as well as a resolution to scores of other environmental...

Hong Kong Baptist University study finds strong association between PM2.5 and neurological disorders

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 September 2021 - A comprehensive, systematic meta-analysis conducted by HKBU scientists found a significant association between exposure to PM2.5, i.e., fine part...

VP calls on Taiwanese businesses abroad to invest at home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) called for Taiwanese businesses operating overseas to invest back into the country on Wednesday (Aug. 18). Participating in an online ...

Say Goodbye to the Diamond Industry: Princess Gem Offers Lab-Grown Moissanite Engagement Rings at Honest Prices

Princess Gem presents the new era of engagement rings with sustainable moissanite gemstones for socially conscious couples in Singapore.SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 10 August 2021 - Diamonds are a gi...

Leverkusen chemical blast likely released toxins into air

An explosion at a German chemical plant probably released toxic compounds into the surrounding area, environmental authorities said on Wednesday. The state environmental agency said tests were still ...

EXPLAINER: As wildlife smoke spreads, who's at risk?

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. and Canada is blanketing much of the continent, including thousands of miles away on the East Coast. And experts say the phenomenon is b...

TSMC’s Hsinchu expansion plan passes preliminary environmental assessment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) last Friday (July 16) received preliminary approval from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a proposed expansion of...

Cushman & Wakefield and US Green Building Council Jointly Launch the report Carbon Neutrality – Shifting to neutral to drive real estate sustainability in China

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 24 June 2021 - Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) jointly released the report - Carbon Ne...

US pledges funding to help Egypt move to solar power

CAIRO (AP) — The United States is planning to increase funding to Egypt to help it convert to solar energy and move away from fossil fuels, U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry said in Cairo on W...

China says nuclear fuel rods damaged, no radiation leak

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese nuclear power plant near Hong Kong had five broken fuel rods in a reactor but no radioactivity leaked, the government said Wednesday in its first confirmation of the incident ...

China says nuclear fuel rods damaged, no radiation leak

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese nuclear power plant near Hong Kong had five broken fuel rods in a reactor but no radioactivity leaked, the government said Wednesday in its first confirmation of the inc...