EU leaders will this week discuss setting a target of zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, European officials said Monday, following elections that highlighted climate fears.Full Story
Farmers in southeast France counted the costs from lost harvests on Sunday after a fierce storm battered the region with hail the size of ping-pong balls, decimating orchards and vineyards just as the summer season was kicking into high gear.Full Story
The Group of 20 major economies said they agreed a deal to reduce plastic waste that is choking the seas at a meeting in Japan on Sunday.Full Story
High winds and heavy rains pounded western India on Thursday as a major cyclone expected to hit the coast veered away instead into the Arabian Sea.
Vayu, classified as a very severe cyclonic storm, moved north-northwestwards in the night over the Arabian Sea, and was around 110 kilometres (70 miles) from the coast of Gujarat state.Full Story
The British government on Wednesday presented draft legislation to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 in what it said would be a first for a major economy.
The new target was broadly welcomed across the political spectrum but environmental groups said it would require radical action to decarbonise the entire economy.Full Story
Dozens of German "extinction rebellion" protesters Tuesday chained themselves to the fence of Angela Merkel's chancellery, demanding she declare a "climate emergency."Full Story
Climate activists using small boats and climbing equipment blockaded a cruise ship for six hours in a German harbor to protest against its carbon emissions, police said Monday.Full Story
Dozens of naked bikers have taken to Mexico City's streets to raise awareness of cycling as a healthy transportation option.Full Story
Sweden's teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was Friday awarded a prestigious Amnesty International prize for mobilizing world public opinion on the looming peril of global warming.Full Story