Toyota to start sales of fuel cell car next month
There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.
Japan CO2 emissions hit record yearly high
Japan's carbon dioxide emissions hit a record high in the year to March due to the nation's reliance on fossil fuels following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, an official said Monday.
Green Climate Fund pledges reach $9.3 bn
Nations meeting in Berlin Thursday pledged $9.3 billion (7.4 bn euros) for a climate fund to help poor countries cut emissions and prepare for global warming, just shy of a $10bn target.
Japan cuts Antarctic whale quota after UN court ruling
Japan said Tuesday it has cut its Antarctic whale-catch quota by two-thirds in a move it hopes will convince international opponents it is conducting real science, not hiding a commercial hunt behind a veneer of research.
20% hike in annual catch agreed for bluefin tuna
Fishing nations agreed Monday to a 20-percent annual increase over three years in quotas of bluefin tuna caught in the Mediterranean and East Atlantic, environmental groups said.