UN climate panel on final stretch of key report

The UN's top panel on climate change was sifting Friday through the final details of a report aimed at guiding policies on global warming for years to come, sources said.

Green dream: Can UN summit revive climate issue?

Five years ago, the environment movement was in its heyday as politicians, actors, rock stars and protestors demanded a looming UN summit brake the juggernaut of climate change.

New knowledge of cannabis paves the way for drug development

Revolutionary nanotechnology method could help improve the development of new medicine and reduce costs. Researchers from the Nano-Science Center and the Department of Chemistry at the University of Copenhagen have developed ...

Thousands of zoo animals killed in Europe yearly

People around the world were stunned when Copenhagen Zoo killed a healthy 2-year-old giraffe named Marius, butchered its carcass in front of a crowd that included children and then fed it to lions. But Marius' fate isn't ...

Danes defend zoo's killing of healthy giraffe

Many Danes on Monday defended the killing of a healthy but inbred giraffe at Copenhagen's zoo that triggered outrage after it was chopped up and fed to lions in front of visitors.

US high-tech startup hopes to change biking

A U.S. startup is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle using an app on a smartphone.

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