Monsanto Co. escalated its criticism of a World Health Organization agency’s finding last week that a commonly used herbicide probably has the potential to cause cancer in humans.

A new German government report is stoking fears that the country’s energy companies can’t shoulder the cost of a government plan to close the country’s nuclear-power plants.

WASHINGTON—The Obama administration’s initiatives to reduce air pollution have fared well in several hard-fought legal battles, but a new round of court challenges could determine whether the White

SINGAPORE—Singapore is scrambling to clean up one of Asia’s largest oil spills in years after two ships collided late last week, amid worries the slick could spread to the nearby Indonesian tourist

CALGARY—The government of British Columbia on Tuesday granted key environmental permits to a natural gas export plant backed by Malaysia’s state-owned energy company and two pipelines proposed for

Every drop of palm oil used by Unilever PLC’s European food business, in products from Magnum ice cream to I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter spreads, will come from sustainable sources by the end of

The Ebola outbreak is worsening in the three West Africa countries where the disease is concentrated, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, reporting the total number of cases was nearing 9

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SINGAPORE—Air pollution in Singapore reached its most hazardous level this year on Tuesday as haze caused by fires in Indonesia shrouded the island state.

Chad is prepared to re-auction oil-extraction licenses it has revoked from China National Petroleum Corporation, if the company doesn't pay a fine for alleged environmental violations, the country’