Sudan looks to the sun for power

Spread across central Africa as the continent's largest country, Sudan plans to exploit the relentless Saharan sun to power its underdeveloped regions and green its deserts.

Russians rally to save Lake Baikal

Russians on Saturday protested at the reopening of a paper mill on the shore of Lake Baikal which environmentalists say endangers one of the world's largest freshwater reserves.

Landmarks, cities worldwide unplug for Earth Hour

(AP) -- Europe's best known landmarks - including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and Rome's Colosseum - fell dark Saturday, following Sydney's Opera House and Beijing's Forbidden City in joining a global climate change protest, ...

NASA green lights April 5 launch of Discovery

The US space agency NASA gave its thumbs up for the April 5 launch of the shuttle Discovery, which will take a seven-member crew, including a Japanese astronaut, to the International Space Station (ISS).

Brocade's ex-CEO convicted in stock options case

(AP) -- The former chief executive of networking gear maker Brocade Communications Inc. was convicted Friday of felony charges connected to backdating stock options.