Tribes can serve as laboratories in fight against climate change
Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis wrote that states had the opportunity to serve as laboratories, testing new ideas and policies in the American federalist system. A University of Kansas law professor has authored a study ...
EU court says Britain must cut air pollution
Britain must take action in as "short as possible" a time to cut air pollution in line with European standards, the EU's top court ruled Wednesday.
Repsol starts search for oil in Spain's Canary Islands
Spanish energy firm Repsol began searching for oil Tuesday in the waters off the Canary Islands, a top holiday destination, despite objections from environmentalists and the local government.
National plan needed to address violence against immigrant and refugee women
Recent changes to Canadian immigration policy mean fewer social and health supports for immigrant women with a precarious immigration status – putting them at an increased risk of violence, researchers say.
Democrats seek answers in State Dept. cyber-attack
A U.S. House oversight committee demanded answers Monday about a suspected cyber-attack that has shut down the State Department's unclassified email system.
Wildlife groups sue over imperiled lynx's habitat
Wildlife advocates have sued the federal government after it declined to designate some areas in the West as critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.
Namibian government dehorns rhino to curb poaching
The Namibian government is dehorning most of its endangered black rhinos in order to discourage poachers, a spokesperson said Monday.
Australia to ban waste dumping on Great Barrier Reef
Australia said Thursday it will ban the dumping of dredging waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef as environmentalists called for the government to go further and commit to a total halt.
Americans wary of snooping from government, advertisers
Americans are worried about being tracked—both by the government and by online marketers.
Tool created to help multinational companies assess risk of bribery when doing business in foreign countries
A tool to help multinational companies assess the business bribery risks faced when conducting business in foreign countries and tailor compliance policies to address those threats has been created by researchers from the ...
US fights cybercrime from suburban office parks
Ground zero in the nation's fight against cybercrime hides in plain sight, in a nondescript suburban office building with no government seals or signs.
Australia boosts illegal logging fight as summit starts
Australia on Tuesday pledged Aus$6 million (US$5.2 million) to the fight against illegal logging as top officials and conservationists met in Sydney for the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit.
Italy quake experts win appeal in 'science on trial' case (Update 2)
Seven Italian scientists who faced jail for failing to predict a deadly 2009 earthquake were cleared Monday of manslaughter convictions that had sparked international outrage
Why Australia's entire power sector should support the Renewable Energy Target
There's been much talk about how uncertainty over the future of the (RET) is affecting the renewable energy industry.