UN official urges industrialized countries to pay more for climate change

2014-09-24 11:40:13

The industrialized countries should dig deep in their pockets and provide a greater portion of funds to pay the climate change bill.

Ebola could hit up to 1.4m West Africans

2014-09-24 10:17:23

The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could reach as many as 550,000 to 1.4 million by Jan 20 in the worst-case scenario.

Obama urges further coalition efforts against IS

2014-09-24 09:46:10

US President Barack Obama called for further coalition efforts to strike IS militants in Syria at the White House before leaving for UN meetings in New York.

Firefighters continue to battle King Fire

2014-09-24 09:10:49

Nearly 2,000 firefighters were added Tuesday to battle the wildfire threatening thousands of homes, in anticipation of erratic winds and hotter temperatures that could undo their progress.

US sets final dumping margins on monosodium glutamate from China

2014-09-24 05:59:20

The Commerce Department on Tuesday announced final dumping margins on imports of monosodium glutamate, a flavor enhancer, from China and Indonesia, paving the way for the US government to impose punitive duties on the products in the months ahead.

UN Climate Summit calls for action

2014-09-24 00:39:01

Li Bingbing, Actress and UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador, addresses the opening of the Climate Summit 2014.

US informs Damascus of strikes against IS beforehand

2014-09-23 15:52:56

Washington had informed Syria of airstrikes against positions of the Islamic State in Syria before the strikes started, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday.

Backgrounder: UN Climate Summit 2014

2014-09-23 11:15:59

The much-anticipated Climate Summit will kick off at UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday. The following is some basic facts about the Summit this year.

Arab partners helping in strikes in Syria

2014-09-23 10:33:56

Arab partners are helping in ongoing air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.

Shenzhen wins green city award

2014-09-23 10:25:04

Shenzhen, a major city in China's southern Guangdong province, was honored with an international environmental leadership award in New York City Monday evening.

California groups unite to support orphan care in China

2014-09-23 09:48:41

Two Los Angeles-based registered nonprofit organizations, the Herald Foundation and the Asian American Cultural and Artistic Foundation, on Monday said they will provide financial support to Xianyang Herald Children's Village, a foster care center for children in need in Xianyang city in Shaanxi province in China.

US report cites China's energy consumption

2014-09-23 09:40:44

For the next two decades China will continue to be one of the world's largest consumers of oil and other liquid fuels, according to the latest report by the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA).