Environment/Science
New York: Temperatures in Europe have increased at more than twice the global average over the past 30 years – the highest of any continent in the world. As the warming trend continues, exceptional heat, wildfires, floods and other climate change impacts will affect society, economies and ecosystems, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). more
New UN report urges Europe to step-up action over triple environmental crisis

New York: A new UN report presented on Wednesday to the Organization’s highest pan-European environmental policy body, covering 54 countries, is calling for greater action to tackle ...

Europe: Wildfires spread through second largest area on record

Brussels: As wildfires become more than only a scarce occurrence in Europe, they have burnt the second biggest area on record while the region is only midway through its usual blaze seaso ...

'Forever chemicals' crossover safety limits in rainwater

London/IBNS: A recently conducted research has revealed that in almost all places rainwater consists of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in amounts that are well above saf ...

Extreme heat hits Europe, WMO warns of frequent heatwaves in decades ahead

London/Paris: A large section of Europe is fighting extreme heat conditions as temperature is touching record high in many countries in recent days, media reports said.

‘Surprise’ early heatwave in Europe, harbinger of things to come

New York: Sweltering conditions in Europe have come earlier than expected this year but the bad news is, they’re the shape of things to come.

Temperatures soaring in Europe, could soon touch new high: Experts

London: The average temperature in Europe is on the rise and could soon reach a new high, experts have warned.

UN combats spread of cattle disease in Europe through early-detection training

New York, Aug 15 (Just Earth News):The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today started a programme to train European laboratory staff on how to use nuclear-derived techniques to dete ...