Wind turbine maker Vestas posts higher sales
Vestas, the world's top wind turbine maker, said Wednesday it was seeing the fruits of an extensive restructuring programme as it announced an annual loss but said quarterly sales were higher.
Climate: EU emissions down 2.5 percent in 2011
European greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.5 percent in 2011 over 2010, as a mild winter and increase in renewable energy use offset a rise in coal consumption and economic activity, estimates released on ...
US, EU push 'global alliance' against online paedophilia
The European Union and the United States called on the rest of world Thursday to join them in a "global alliance" to combat child sex abuse on the Internet and track down paedophiles.
Greenpeace hijacks oil firms' Greenland talks
Greenpeace activists on Thursday diverted oil executives from a meeting on prospecting possibilities off Greenland and instead gave them a 20-minute environmental lecture, the group said.
Wind turbine maker's shares tumble on profit alert
Shares in Danish company Vestas, the world leader in the wind turbine industry, plunged by 20 percent on Monday after the company issued a full-year profit warning over delays on several projects.
Expect a tough round of climate talks in Durban: S.Africa
The upcoming UN climate talks in South Africa will be "tough" despite progress in moving toward a new round of Kyoto Protocol commitments, South Africa's foreign minister said Friday.
Copenhagen plans super highways ... for bikes
Copenhagen, one of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities, has begun turning its extensive network of cycle paths into bike highways in an effort to push more commuters to leave their cars at home.
Denmark leaves stranded whale to die naturally
(AP) -- A government agency says a fin whale that has been stranded in a shallow fjord in western Denmark will be left to die without any human intervention.
Hope fades for stranded whale in Danish fjord
(AP) -- A marine expert says he fears a fin whale stranded in a shallow fjord in western Denmark will soon die.
Climate talks end with eye on next year
(AP) -- A historic U.N. climate conference ended Saturday with only a nonbinding "Copenhagen Accord" to show for two weeks of debate and frustration. It was a deal short on concrete steps against global warming, ...
Climate change financing -- the role of development cooperation
"Development cooperation can play an important role in ensuring that the poorest countries will benefit from climate change funding," says Olof Drakenberg, policy analyst at the Environmental Economics Unit at the School ...
Germany unveils world's largest weather supercomputer
Germany Thursday unveiled the world's most powerful weather supercomputer that scientists hope will provide critical data on global warming for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Australia's Parliament defeats global warming bill
(AP) -- Australia's plans for an emissions trading system to combat global warming were scuttled Wednesday in Parliament, handing a defeat to a government that had hoped to set an example at international climate change ...
NASA Releases Climate Change Multimedia Resource Reel
In advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, NASA has released a new multimedia climate change "resource reel" showcasing free downloadable videos, data visualizations, animations, and still images ...