Sales of synthetic chemicals will double over the next 12 years with alarming implications for health and the environment, according to a global study that highlights government failures to rein in the industry behind plastics, pesticides and cosmetics.
The company behind a proposed coalmine in the Bylong Valley in New South Wales (NSW) claimed the project will make a ‘negligible contribution’ to global climate change, in a fresh submission responding to the historic Rocky Hill judgment.
Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest’s resident killer whales. Now, they may have found a new and more surprising culprit: pink salmon.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lambasted US President Donald Trump’s administration for being a “real threat” to the Middle East and global “peace and security,” saying the White House is destabilizing the world.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi reacted to remarks by the French foreign minister about Iran missile program, saying that the country's missile program is solely for defensive purposes.
US President Donald Trump has said talks with North Korea are going well, just days after Trump declared the country an "unusual and extraordinary threat" to American national security, despite a historic recent summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
A senior Iranian commander says any threat against the Islamic Republic at any level will not be left unanswered, emphasizing that the country's Armed Forces are fully prepared to give a firm and crushing response to enemies.
Days after threatening to make nuclear bombs, the Saudi crown prince boasts about the kingdom’s rich uranium reserves, saying Riyadh wants to have the ability to enrich its own uranium for use in the nuclear reactors to be built on Saudi soil.