This study systematically evaluates the environmental integrity of Joint Implementation (JI) in the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. Analysis indicates that about three-quarters of JI offsets are unlikely to represent additional emissions reductions.

China is the biggest contributor to global energy subsidies that the International Monetary Fund estimates at $5.3 trillion, equivalent to 6.5 percent of the world’s gross domestic product.

The UN Children's Fund ( UNICEF) on Tuesday said that up to 1.3 million children and adults "have little or no access to water in eastern Ukraine" as the ongoing violence continues in the region, a

Ukraine has ordered state-run energy firm Naftogaz to create a fund worth to $1 billion to finance the purchase, transport and storage of gas, the government said on Monday.

(Reuters) - Ukrainian fire fighters have contained a large forest fire that threatened to spread toward the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant and radiation levels in the area are normal, Prim

Emergency services were battling on Tuesday to prevent Ukraine's largest forest fire since 1992 from spreading towards the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk s

Thirty-three miners were confirmed dead late on Wednesday after a coal mine blast in the rebel-held city of Donetsk near the battle front in eastern Ukraine, indicating no one trapped in the rubble

PARIS – A lethal health crisis is brewing in Russian-annexed Crimea and war-torn eastern Ukraine, where heroin users have lost access to therapy to wean them off the drug, the U.N.’s AIDS envoy sai

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed a new drug to stem the global spread of multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis, but has cautioned that its use must follow a set of guidelines issu

Meeting of 25 nations, including Russia and Ukraine, in Hobart will consider proposals on the future of Antarctic research and marine protection.

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