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Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Sun Moon desert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos and videos surfaced on social media this week showing Taiwan's once azure Sun Moon Lake turned into a desolate moonscape. Taiwan continues to suffer from wat...

Photo of the Day: Drought turns Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake into moonscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos and videos surfaced on social media this week showing Taiwan's once azure Sun Moon Lake turned into a barren wasteland. Taiwan continues to suffer from water...

Pope in TED talk: Earth cannot be squeezed 'like an orange’

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday issued an urgent call to action to defend the planet and help the poor in his second TED talk. The pontiff, known for his affinity for s...

CIC-Zero Carbon Park Presents: "Art in Construction" Exhibition with 3D Virtual Tour

The Art of Innovative Construction Explore sustainable green living with Hong Kong artists HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 21 September 2020 - Construction Industry Council -- Zero Carbon Park...

Astronomers see possible hints of life in Venus's clouds

Astronomers have found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus: hints there may be bizarre microbes living in the sulfuric acid-laden clouds of the hothouse planet. ...

1,400 km² of Taiwan will be underwater by 2050: Greenpeace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 1,400 square kilometers of Taiwan will be under the sea by 2050, and nearly 3 million residents will be victims of rising sea levels and storm surges, if the countr...

Climate change makes freak Siberian heat 600 times likelier

Nearly impossible without man-made global warming, this year’s freak Siberian heat wave is producing climate change’s most flagrant footprint of extreme weather, a new flash study says. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 23, the 175th day of 2020. There are 191 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 2...

Environmental activists demand action in Taiwan on climate change

About 100 environmental activists held a rally in Taipei Friday to urge the government to implement concrete measures to reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution, as part of the global movement to ra...

SW Taiwan predicted to suffer most flooding due to global warming

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Southwestern Taiwan, including Tainan City, in particular, is expected to be the region most heavily impacted by global warming, affecting over 1.2 million people, accordi...

UN expert: Millions face dire poverty from climate change

BERLIN (AP) — A United Nations expert on poverty says hundreds of millions of people around the world face hunger, displacement, disease and death because of climate change. In a rep...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 23, the 174th day of 2019. There are 191 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 23, 1...

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some

NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — School's out for summer and Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand, her husband and their two sons are shouldering backpacks, ready to board the first of many trains on a whistle-stop v...

Photo of the Day: Taipei MRT train turned into melting glacier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To raise awareness for the coming Earth Hour event, a Taipei MRT train has been decorated to look like a 3D melting glacier, reported CNA. To mark Earth Hour, which is comin...

2018 was 5th hottest year in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As balmy temperatures continue through the winter, Taiwan saw the fifth hottest year in recorded history in 2018, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). On a Faceboo...