The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Thursday urged policymakers to ensure that African cities will be "green" enough to meet their nutrition and income needs in a sustaina

China, New Zealand and the Cook Islands announced a new partnership that will deliver an improved water mains system to the people of Rarotonga, the Cook Islands' main island.

China said Thursday it will take more active steps to enhance weather modification, in a bid to better serve agricultural production and disaster relief work.

Death toll in the colliery blast on Wednesday in southwest China's Sichuan Province has risen to 41 as more bodies were retrieved, Xinhua News Agency reported Friday.

China's national lawmakers are debating to what extent the public should be allowed to participate in, and how much negotiating power the public should have, in environmental issues set by the gove

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hopes the ongoing solar dispute between Chinese and European photovoltaic companies can be solved through talks instead of launching an investigation, the c

The US government Tuesday finalized record high standards to double fuel efficiency for cars and trucks by 2025.

US federal health officials said on Wednesday that West Nile virus cases rose more than 40 percent over last week, claiming altogether 66 lives in the country so far this year.

Chinese and German leaders said on Thursday that China and Europe should try to resolve their current dispute over solar panel import duty through consultations and avoid anti-dumping proceedings.

International water conservation and environmental protection specialists have called on the global community to step up the fight against water shortages that have been worsened by human activity