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French refinery leaks toxic chemical into marine life area

PARIS (AP) - An orange-brown chemical sheet spread over 15 acres (6 hectares) of a nationally recognized marine life area in the French Mediterranean...

Siberian heatwave: Wildfires rage in Arctic, sea ice melts

GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. weather agency warned Friday that average temperatures in Siberia were 10 degrees Celsius (18 Fahrenheit) above average last month,...

US mulls endangered status for Nevada plant in mine fight

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says there’s enough scientific evidence that two rare plants in Nevada’s desert could go...

US wildlife agency rejects protections for rare fish species

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - U.S. wildlife officials on Wednesday rejected special protections for a rare, freshwater fish related to salmon that's been at the...

US wildlife agency rejects protections for rare fish species

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - U.S. wildlife officials on Wednesday rejected special protections for a rare, freshwater fish species that's been at the center of...

Rich Americans spew more carbon pollution at home than poor

Rich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to a comprehensive study of U.S. residential carbon footprints.Scientists studied...

United Arab Emirates spacecraft blasts off from Japan

TOKYO (AP) - A United Arab Emirates spacecraft began its journey to Mars with a blastoff in Japan on Monday in what is the...

States set goals to jump-start transition to electric trucks

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A coalition of states is following California’s lead in setting goals to jump-start a transition to electric-powered trucks, vans and...

States set goals to jump-start transition to electric trucks

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A coalition of states is following California’s lead in setting goals to jump-start a transition to electric-powered trucks, vans and...

Jobs, ecology key to France’s $110 billion virus rescue plan

PARIS (AP) - France’s new prime minister on Wednesday laid out 100 billion euros ($110 billion) in new spending to rescue the virus-battered economy...