New Zealand stops Basin Reserve fly-over

New Zealand`s environmental watchdog stepped in Tuesday to prevent a proposed fly-over in Wellington that would have threatened the historic Basin Reserve`s status as a Test cricket venue.

Climate action to save thousands of lives: White House

The White House said Friday proposed US action against climate change would save thousands of lives by reducing asthma, heat-related illnesses and other health hazards.

`Barack Obama`s carbon emission policy to benefit India`

The new ambitious carbon emission standards announced by the Obama administration can usher in a great India-US cooperation on low-carbon growth strategies, a top Indian industrialist has said.

US top court examines rules on cross-border air pollution

The US Supreme Court heard arguments on environmental rules aiming to reduce smog that drifts from one state to another.

US to limit emissions at new power plants

The US Environmental Protection Agency proposed Friday to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants, in a bid to implement President Barack Obama`s plan to fight climate change.

Obama announces emmisions cut plan for first time

US President Barack Obama has unveiled the country`s first national climate action plan, pledging to limit carbon emissions from American power plants.

`US greenhouse gas output rose 3.2% in 2010`

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions rose 3.2 percent in 2010 from the previous year amid economic growth and higher electricity demand from high summer temperatures.

Scented candles affect our health

Chemicals called phthalates, which helps smells linger cause birth defects & reproductive problems.

Scented candles affect our health

Chemicals called phthalates, which helps smells linger cause birth defects & reproductive problems.