Sri Lanka, with the help of community organizations, will launch a program to set up 10,000 environment friendly villages throughout the country by 2020.

New York - The official in charge of global climate negotiations says between 80 and 100 countries are expected to sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change reached in Paris in December,

In a crackdown against polluting industries, China shut down 20,000 plants and got $654 billion as fine from polluters in 2015. The amount is 34 percent more than the 2014 fines.

Parts of Ghana are reeling under acute water shortage as taps have stopped running and raw water sources are drying up.

The genetic diversity of livestock can play a vital role in feeding the world in the face of hotter weather and the other effects of climate change, yet many valuable breeds continue to be at risk,

China's capital city of Beijing has closed down 326 polluting enterprises so far this year, a media report said on Monday.

Climate change over the last 150 years may estimate future global temperatures, a NASA study has found.