Africa must join fight against bird flu: WHO
Africa must find resources to back international efforts to stop the spread of bird flu and help prevent a human pandemic, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday, as Ivory Coast declared a new outbreak.
Climate change to hit south China economic engine
China's Pearl River Delta, a giant manufacturing hub which helped earn the country the nickname "the workshop of the world", will be hard hit by climate change in the coming years, and leaders need to do more to plan for it, a Hong Kong think tank said on Thursday.
英国工商业联合会新任会长说, 如果该国政府以"独行侠" 的做法来抗击气候变化, 这将危及到该国的就业形势和投资业的发展。
Unilateral action on climate change could ruin economy, says CBI chief
The government will put jobs and investment at risk if it adopts a go-it-alone approach to tackling climate change, says the new director general of the Confederation of British Industry.
Portugal to invest 354 million euros to meet Kyoto
Portugal plans to invest 354 million euros (US$456 million) in a fund it will use to buy carbon credits to ensure it meets Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gas emissions targets, environment secretary Humberto Rosa said on Wednesday.
India, China to cooperate on nuclear energy
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Hu Jintao have agreed that "international civilian nuclear cooperation" should be advanced "through innovative and forward-looking approaches", while safeguarding the effectiveness of global non-proliferation principles.