Brazilian Senate committees on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten dam safety in the country, after a mining dam owned by Vale SA burst and killed an estimated 300 people in the town of Brumadinho.

South Korea will suspend operations at four of its older coal-fired power plants from March to June to help reduce air pollution, the energy ministry said on Thursday.

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government and utility EDF (EDF.PA) will study the possibility of converting the 1.2 gigawatts (GW) Cordemais coal power generators to burn biomass due to its importanc

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s top steelmaking city of Tangshan issued a second-level or “orange” pollution alert on Tuesday in response to a wave of smog expected to blanket the region, local governm

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - As the rubbish built up on the rubble of Mogadishu’s wrecked streets, Ahmed Abdullah saw a business opportunity.

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia.

China will order detailed punishment measures for officials in regions that miss air quality targets this winter, refusing to accept unfavorable weather or mounting economic pressure as excuses, an

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile on Saturday evening, the U.S.

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile on Saturday evening, the U.S.

Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Pro

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