Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the city plans to sue US Steel for dumping toxic metal into Lake Michigan twice in the last six months.
Next year, scientists have predicted several massive earthquakes, especially in the equatorial region.
Greenpeace released an alternative Coca-Cola Christmas advert to highlight the vast amount of plastic waste that ends up in the oceans every year.
The Gradient Fingerprint Mapping system allows researchers to study the effects of melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica on 293 major port cities.
Trophies of Elephants hunted between 2016 and 2018 in Zambia and Zimbabwe are likely to be allowed into the US.
The overnight deluge hit the industrial towns of Nea Peramos and Mandra, about 27km (17 miles) west of Athens, trapping dozens of people in their homes or cars.
Nasa has been looking at Earth with satellites for decades now and there is a lot of information that the space agency has in the form of images. Here are a few of the best ones.
Nasa flew a special aircraft over the Larsen C ice shelf, capturing several stunning photos of the massive A-68 iceberg that broke off from Antarctica earlier this year.
Pacific islands are expected to sink and erode by 2100 due to climate change, scientists warn. Baron Waqa discussed global warming and Paris Agreement with Pope Francis.
Worldwide attitudes survey finds clear trends in favour of sustainability and renewable power generation.
Significant global trends, such as global warming, deforestation and human population growth, have all worsened in recent times.
Analysis by the Global Carbon Project shows that total emissions from all human activities will reach 41 billion tonnes in 2017.
Going by the rate of melt of the last ice age, scientists predict that all of Greenland's ice will melt into the sea rapidly.
Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's western Kermanshah province bore the brunt of the earthquake, with flattened buildings and many fatalities.Photos show rescue workers searching for victims and survivors trapped in the rubble.
Investment vehicles created to encourage sustainability projects have seen their global popularity soar, report says.
Land ice is melting rapidly, faster than previously thought, and the changes in sea level have a significant impact on the planet.
"Gruesome" incident in remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean captured by researcher.
The bio-coal stores similar amounts of energy to coal, but can be burned without releasing pollutants and impurities into the air.
Greenpeace estimates that 12.7 million tonnes of plastic waste – including bags, bottles, and packaging – eventually makes its way into the oceans every year.
Gore address the Web Summit in Lisbon and said the technology sector would have the biggest impact in halting climate change.