LONDON : Global warming will get worse as agricultural methods accelerate the rate of soil erosion, which depletes the amount of carbon the soil is able to store, a United Nations' Environment Prog

‘Games organisers toeing company line'

There were fresh calls on Thursday for an independent inquiry into Dow Chemical's controversial sponsorship of the London Olympics after Meredith Alexander, a leading environmentalist, resigned from the Games' ethics committee — the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 — protesting against Dow's links with the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster and accusing the organisers of “toeing” the company's line.

British government plans to cut subsidies for solar panels on homes were ruled legally flawed by the High Court on Wednesday.

Londoners will next year be drinking water from a desalination plant – a type of facility more commonly associated with the arid Gulf region – if the current dry spell continues, Thames Water has w

Phase IV will cover about 440 km by 2021

A new report presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam over the weekend claims that individuals who regularly bicycle in major cities like London and Amsterdam ha

London: Beware!

Use Of Electricity Ups Treatment’s Potency 100-Fold

Prevailing parking rates in the city are among the lowest anywhere in the world. Car users are pampered so much that even hawkers pay double the amount to use street space. While hawkers pay Rs.100 a month as rent to the Corporation for using 20 sq. feet of public space, car owners using a parking slot every day shell out only around Rs.45 a month for the same space.

The venue where metal and minerals major Vedanta Resources held its 2010-11 shareholders’ meet  in London is an earshot from Westminster, the seat of the UK’s government.