Last Updated: 19 February 2017 - 19:23

Senate confirms EPA foe to run agency

The Senate confirmed a chief critic of the Environmental Protection Agency to lead the agency in a narrow, mostly partisan vote Friday.

Map of the countries with the most 'toxic' environments on Earth published

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have been named the most "toxic" nations on Earth in a new report.

Netherlands to Host Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation

"Our survival depends on learning to live on a hotter planet with more extreme weather" - Ibrahim Thiaw, UN Environment deputy chief

Well managed wetlands ensure extreme weather events don’t become disasters

Well-managed wetlands make communities resilient and help to minimize the damage from hazards.

Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces

Researchers behind ‘Anthropocene equation’ say impact of people’s intense activity on Earth far exceeds that of natural events spread across millennia
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