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A campaign led by medical professionals is calling for all diesel cars to be banned from London.
Four times as many babies were born with microcephaly this year as in 2015 in Colombia, home to the second-largest Zika epidemic after Brazil.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a plan to reduce carbon emissions that relies on fossil fuel taxes and cap-and-trade systems of emission allowances.
The world's largest cold energy storage plant, which can act like a giant battery for renewable energy, is being commissioned at a site near Manchester.
Japan launches a cargo ship equipped with a half-mile long magnetic tether to clear space junk.
Japan launches a cargo ship carrying a space junk collector designed to gather debris in space.
Monkeys have the physical equipment to produce speech, a new study finds — but they lack the brain wiring for it.
Distinct populations of Atlantic killifish developed adaptations that helped them survive in waters tainted by toxic leftovers of industrial manufacturing.
Planet Earth filmmakers talk dancing flamingos and bears
It dropped for the first time since 1993, to 78.8 years.
Scientists have found a 100 million year old dinosaur tail trapped in amber.
Tiny crustaceans previously recorded at two locations in the British Isles are found in a loch near Kinross.
Extreme weather is here to stay. The costume designer for “Mad Max: Fury Road” has sketched how we might dress for it.
Mount Paektu is sacred to the North Korean people. When a swarm of tiny earthquakes were recorded, the reclusive country decided it needed help.
Donald J. Trump’s choice of a climate-change denier won’t undo all of the nation’s efforts to shift from coal and oil, scientists and industry experts say.
Donald J. Trump’s stance on climate change has ignited a debate over a plan by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reduce carbon emissions by putting a price on them.
If you trace most food chains back far enough, you get sunlight. But trace back that of the Caribbean spiny lobster, and you get swamp gas.
Mr. Glenn was a symbol of the space age as the first American to orbit Earth, then became a national political figure representing Ohio in the Senate.
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95. Pallab Ghosh looks back at the day he made history.