Saturday, September 6, 2014
The state-run electricity supplier, Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower), organized a national coastal cleanup campaign Friday, an annual event the company has been doing for 21 years., 1 Comment
Greenland began heating up around 19,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age, just like the rest of the northern hemisphere, researchers said Thursday in a report that resolves a paradox over when that warming happened.
California governor Jerry Brown said late Thursday he will approve a ban on single-use plastic bags, in what would make the western U.S. state the first to outlaw them.
Friday, September 5, 2014
The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 台灣永續能基金會) hosted a “Climate Change Creativity Workshop recently, at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology's (NTUST) International Building.
Microsoft will seek to draw more people to its Internet-based services with two new mid-range smartphones it unveiled Thursday, including one designed to help people take better selfies.
From Charles de Gaulle to the teenage son of Rudyard Kipling, and forgotten names from across the globe, the story of the millions captured or missing in World War I is now laid bare with a mouse-click.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The outgoing head of the fisheries management body for the western and central Pacific has warned that some tuna stocks were now so low they should not be fished.
Economic prosperity is the worst enemy of minority languages, said researchers Wednesday who listed parts of Australia and North America as “hotspots” for extinction risk.
Driven by the quest for an abundant, non-polluting alternative to fossil fuel, scientists said Tuesday they had developed a method to produce propane using sugar and the gut bacteria E. coli.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
A major United Nations conference on small island nations began in Samoa on Monday, with the emphasis on helping them survive the pressing challenge posed by climate change.