Environment news

Sao Paulo drought issue for global concern

He cast his rod happily here for 30 years—but where a river once teemed with fish, Brazilian fisherman Ernane da Silva these days stares out over a valley of weeds and bone dry, sun-parched land.

dateNov 26, 2014 in Environment
shares0 comments 1

Mexico City offers bikes in its clean air campaign

(AP) -- Pedaling placidly, black-suited businessmen and women in dresses and high heels wheel shiny red bikes between growling green buses, serenaded by shrill police whistles and coughing diesel trucks, the morning sunlight ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Environment
shares0 comments 0

Common cactus could be used to clean water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Access to clean drinking water is lacking in many parts of the world but most technologies to clean water to make it fit for drinking are expensive and hard to maintain. Now researchers propose a cactus common ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Environment report
shares2 comments 8

Cutting emissions pays for itself, research shows

Lower rates of asthma and other health problems are frequently cited as benefits of policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions from sources like power plants and vehicles, because these policies also lead to reductions in ...

dateAug 24, 2014 in Environment
shares0 comments 5