A stand of American chestnut trees that somehow escaped a blight that killed off nearly all their kind in the early 1900s has been discovered along a hiking trail not far from President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Little White House at Warm Springs.
After 12 years of research and development, Guy Negre has developed an engine that could become one of the biggest technological advances of this century. It's application to CAT vehicles give them significant economical and environmental advant
Each year US coal-burning power plants spend millions disposing of 70 million tons of fly ash, a fine powder loaded with mercury, lead and other toxic chemicals. Henry Liu, a retired civil engineering professor turns them into bricks.
A federal appeals court struck down a Bush administration rule that would have made it easier for coal-burning power plants to make equipment changes without installing controls to fight the pollution that would result.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has called for measures to "basically halt" the destruction of the nation's environment in the name of economic growth. "We must work ceaselessly if we are to create clean and pleasant living and working
A satellite study of the Greenland ice cap shows that it is melting far faster than scientists had feared - twice as much ice is going into the sea as it was five years ago. The implications for rising sea levels - and climate change - could be drama
Using the slider at the bottom demonstrates the polar ice on the ocean melting away over time. Note: Ice on the land masses around the artic circle does not decrease, and may gain. see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_ice
"Even in areas where tap water is safe to drink, demand for bottled water is increasing, producing unnecessary garbage and consuming vast quantities of energy," according to Emily Arnold, author of the study published by the Earth Policy In
The EPA and Whitman said repeatedly—beginning just two days after the 9/11 attack—that the air appeared safe to breathe. The EPA's internal watchdog later found that the agency, at the urging of White House officials, gave misleading assurances.
The indictment tells a story of 4½ years of arson, vandalism, violence and destruction executed on behalf of the ALF or ELF extremist movements to support acts of domestic terrorism, AG Alberto "The Rack" Gonzales said.
The Interior Department yesterday agreed to open about 400,000 acres on Alaska's North Slope for exploratory oil drilling, an area that previously had been off limits because of concerns about the impact on wildlife.
In the final clashes of a year of partisan conflict, Senate Republicans suffered defeat in their drive to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, but salvaged a $39.7 billion package of deficit cuts on Vice President Dick Cheney
The United States defended its decision not to sign the Kyoto Protocol on Monday, saying during the opening of a global summit on climate change that it is doing more than most countries to protect the earth's atmosphere.
These are the Klondikers of global warming: men from all over the world who have come to Hammerfest, gateway to the Barents Sea, to make their fortune from new resources - oil, gas, fish and diamonds - made accessible by the receding ice.
Hundreds of villagers have been evacuated from their homes along a river in northeast China after an explosion at a petrochemical plant upstream dumped 100 tonnes of toxic chemicals in the water, local media said on Friday.
Wind farms produces clean electricity for tens of thousands of homes. They kill a large number of migratory birds passing through. Environmentalists are going to court to shut down the farm to protect red-tail hawks, golden eagles, and other raptors
32 home owners who run their own water service in Chandler are ordered to start submitting their water testing reports or face massive daily fines. There is no interstate commerce, so where does the EPA get its authority to threaten these private pr
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