"The National Trust, Britain's conservation charity, has signed on to a five-year census of ancient trees organized by a sister charity, the Woodland Trust."
"Areva, a French nuclear construction company, said this week that its project to build the world's most powerful reactor remained mired in delays and was over-budget by 2.3 billion euros, or about $3.3 billion."
"Restrictions on the sale of incandescent bulbs begin going into effect across most of Europe on Tuesday in the continent’s latest effort to get people to save energy and combat global warming."
"Leading figures from the French wine and food industries are urging their government to push for a strong global agreement at a United Nations climate summit in Copenhagen in December, warning that failure to cut greenhouse gases will devastate their sector."
Portugal may be the first nation out of the blocks in the scramble for electric automobiles. Its motives may be more selfish than ecological.
A Russian company is building the world's first floating nuclear plant.
The offshore wind farms that were to replace Germany's nuclear and coal-fired power plants aren’t coming online quickly enough.
A settlement of Roma people (often called "Gypsies") at Mitrovica in Northern Kosovo, displaced by the ethnic conflict following the breakup of Yugoslavia, are living near the toxic slag heap of an old lead mine, Human Rights Watch says.