How can governments help people reduce their environmental footprint?

Governments around the world are encouraging people to factor the environment into their everyday lives and purchases. Is it leading to more sustainable consumption? Are households ‘going green’?

EPA Warns Against Use of Refrigerant Substitutes That Pose Fire and Explosion Risk

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is warning homeowners, propane manufacturers and sellers, home improvement contractors and air conditioning technicians of potential safety hazards related to the use of propane or other unapproved...

New UNICEF report ranks children’s well-being in 29 of world’s richest countries

A girl plays in Zurich, Switzerland, which ranks 8 out of 29 in a new study on child well-being in rich...

Cardinals Arrive at Vatican Before Papal Conclave

The eyes of the world's Catholics are turned toward the Vatican, where 115 cardinals begin choosing a new pope Tuesday.