31 Jan 2013
A Dutch court ruled on Wednesday that Royal Dutch Shell's Nigerian subsidiary was responsible for some of the oil pollution in the Niger Delta and ordered it to pay damages in a decision that could mean further litigation.
23 Jan 2013
The Obama administration is likely to rely mostly on existing rules and on flexing executive power to execute its second-term environmental agenda, sidestepping Congress as it sets about radically reducing greenhouse gases generated by...
21 Jan 2013
The fire erupted inside the Giza Zoo Sunday, starting about around 3:30 in the afternoon near the zoo's reptile section.
According to one of the zoo's guards, fire trucks arrived within 15 minutes of the fire starting.
16 Jan 2013
Last year was among the top 10 warmest in the modern global record, two US climate-watching agencies reported on Tuesday, less than a week after 2012 was declared the hottest ever in the contiguous United States.
The US space agency NASA...
15 Jan 2013
The 11th Panel Discussion of the Cairo Climate Talks was held last night at the Youth Leaders/Civic Education Center in Zamalek to discuss emissions reduction and clean development mechanisms (CDMs) in Egypt.
13 Jan 2013
An Egyptian official said that Egypt’s nuclear project is ready to be implemented but is waiting until the next parliamentary elections.
A source at the Ministry of Electricity told Al-Masry Al-Youm that the Egyptian nuclear...
08 Jan 2013
Green schemes to fight climate change by producing more bio-fuels could actually worsen a little-known type of air pollution and cause almost 1,400 premature deaths a year in Europe by 2020, a study showed on Sunday.
The report said trees...
06 Jan 2013
A spate of strong winds, cold and rainfall across the country will last until Thursday, according to Gamal Seoudy, the director of the Remote Sensing Sector at the Egyptian Meteorological Authority.
The unstable weather that started today...
02 Jan 2013
Africa's biggest animals were poached in near record numbers in 2012, with surging demand for horn and ivory from Asia driving the slaughter of rhinos and elephants.
By mid-December, poachers had killed 633 rhinos in South Africa,...
23 Dec 2012
The Obama administration issued the framework on Friday of a long-term study on whether fracking for natural gas pollutes drinking water, but will not make conclusions until 2014 about the controversial technique that is helping to fuel a...