Environment Headlines

  • Coal boom in India and Southeast Asia to cancel out declines in North America and Europe, says report

    'The story of coal is a tale of two worlds'

  • Grocery delivery, with no humans drivers, is underway

    Deliveries from an Arizona grocery store will soon be arriving with no one behind the wheel. A fully autonomous vehicle is about to pilot public roads Tuesday with no back up driver, though it will be monitored by humans in another automobile. After almost a thousand test runs with

    ABC News
  • French pair invent plastic-to-fuel recycler fit for African bush

    A French actor and a self-taught inventor have designed a low-tech machine that converts plastic waste into diesel and petrol, which they say could help fight pollution and provide fuel for remote communities in developing countries.

  • Salt Lake City bids for 2nd Olympics in changed climate

    When Salt Lake City pursued the Winter Olympics more than two decades ago, competition was so fierce that hardly anyone thought twice about lavishing International Olympic Committee members with gifts and favors. Salt Lake City got caught in a bribery scandal that nearly derailed the plans

    ABC News
  • Ray Rice doesn't believe he deserves second chance in NFL

    Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice told Gayle King on "CBS This Morning" that he doesn't believe he deserve a second chance to play in the NFL. "Somewhere down the line everybody who's sayin', 'Does he deserve a second chance for football?' And this that and the

  • Carmakers criticise 'unrealistic' EU plan to slash vehicle emissions

    Anger over intended 37.5% cut for new cars but environmental groups say it is not enough An EU agreement to cut emissions from cars by over a third by 2030 has faced opposition from Europe’s car industry for being “unrealistic”, as well as criticism from environmental groups for being insufficient to achieve climate change targets. EU countries will aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from new cars by 37.5% by 2030 compared with 2021, while emissions from new vans will have to be 31% lower....

    the Guardian