By Tess Owen
More than 1,000 have been rescued and three are dead after being battered by heavy rain in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Troubling data in a new report shows those greenhouse gases reached new record highs last year — at a time when countries around the globe are struggling to set limits to contain them.
Locals claim industrial pollution of the Santiago River in western Mexico has killed 628 locals people in the last eight years, including 72 in 2015 — the worst year to date.
By Ruby Samuels
As many as 16 people are still missing after torrential rains turned the streets of a Baltimore suburb into a maze of raging rivers over the weekend.
It was supposed to be the Green Games for a Blue Planet but Rio de Janeiro is nowhere near complying with any of the ambitious environmental commitments made when it bid for the event.
By Tess Owen
At least 40 people from nomadic communities in northern Siberia have been hospitalized during an anthrax outbreak linked to thawing reindeer carcasses.
By Tess Owen
The elevated platform's aluminum canopy collapsed onto the rail tracks, causing a blinding flash, sparks, and explosions.
New research reveals that the number of great white sharks off the coast of South Africa is declining rapidly, with the current population potentially too low to revive.
Critics are concerned that the move means the fight against climate change will become less of a priority than in the past.
The Navy's "Great Green Fleet" initiative seeks to increase the use of alternative fuels, but politics, economics, and chemistry make its bet on biofuel look like a long shot.
Victims of the disaster have found it hard to adapt to life dependent on a company handout and plagued by uncertainty about their future.
Despite the fact that the last time they tried this, 40 percent of the fish died, the mining company is pretty sure this will work out for the best.
As part of an effort to appease old-car owners, Paris residents who give up their car will be granted up to 400 euros towards a new bicycle, or a yearlong public transport pass.
But Barrick Gold, the Canadian mining giant that co-owns the mine in Papua New Guinea, insists all the allegations are being taken "very seriously."
By Matt Smith
California recycles at twice the rate of the rest of the US, but hundreds of the state's recycling centers have closed as low oil prices change the economics of the business.
Canada's Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the government's approval of the project on the grounds that it did not properly consult Indigenous communities that would be affected.
By Justin Ling
American President Barack Obama, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are all in Canada's capital on Wednesday to talk beef, visas, human rights, and energy.
After forest fires levelled entire neighbourhoods in the oil-rich Alberta town, residents are returning to find that rebuilding might not be as easy as they were promised.
Authorities have stepped up search and rescue operations after torrential rains caused the state's worst flooding in more than a century.