A "mind-boggling" amount of radioactive cesium, or twice the amount previously thought, may have spewed from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant after the March 11
Instead of building super-strong yet flexible structures to withstand earthquakes, what if you built your house to levitate on cushion of air? This is already being employed in Japan, a little less than a year after the massive earthquake and tsunami
From Rural Pennsylvania to South America, a Global Alliance is Promoting the Idea that Ecosystems Have Intrinsic Rights
There isn't supposed to be much fracking in California. In the past, the state's Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) has said that it "does not believe that fracking is widely used" in California.
A massive winter storm unleashed a string of tornadoes that cut a swath of destruction across the US midwest, killing at least nine people and threatening scores more as it pushed eastward Wednesday.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that climate change is real — the highest level in two years — as the public trusted its own observations of rising temperatures, a poll said Tuesday.
Aquion Energy says its batteries could make the power grid unnecessary in some countries.
Global plunder for profit
Documents published online this month show that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, an organization known for its uncompromising animal-rights positions, killed more than 95 percent of the pets in its care in 2011.
Climate change is altering the face of the Himalayas, devastating farming communities and making Mount Everest increasingly treacherous to climb, some of the world’s top mountaineers have warned.
British energy giant BP is prepared for a multi-billion-dollar US legal case into the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill to last until 2014, its chief executive told the Sunday Telegraph.
A study identifies early-stage technologies that could be combined to cut the cost of solar panels in half.
Solar Frontier, which opened the world's largest CIGS solar-panel plant, makes plans for more factories.
Gas prices are spiking once again; the cost of a gallon of regular unleaded is about 12 percent higher than it was a year ago.
The meat industry defends its reliance on routine antibiotic use by flatly denying the practice poses any public health problem.
For the second time this week, New York state judges have rules that towns have the power to ban fracking despite a state regulation asserting they cannot.
BAD year for Canada's tar sands. The US rejected the Keystone XL pipeline that would have carried fuel south
"Shrimp lovers don't need to crash a fancy party to enjoy premium, seasoned-to-perfection shrimp"
There never was a “leaker” in the shameful Fakegate scandal. In the end, there was only a forger, a fraudster and a thief. Alarmist scientist Peter Gleick has admitted that the latter two were one and the same person – himself.
Radioactive contamination from the Fukushima power plant disaster has been detected as far as almost 400 miles off Japan in the Pacific Ocean.
Amory Lovins explains his plan for transforming our energy, transportation and industry sectors while at the same time growing our economy and cutting dirty fossil fuels.
A window of time just opened in Yosemite National Park when nature photographers wait, as if for an eclipse, until the moment when the sun and earth align to create a fleeting phenomenon
Driven by concerns that running the Jefferson Parkway across a strip of land along the eastern edge of the Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge would stir up clouds of plutonium-laden dust
I vote for emphysema from diesel trucks and buses. I vote for an industry with chemists who turned 1980's purple-brown smog to clear, transparent poison that's out of sight and out of mind.
In November 2006, Washington Post writer Juliet Eilperin headlined, " World's Fish Supply Running Out, Researchers Warn," saying:
A new report says that even short-term exposure to major air pollutants increases the risk of heart attack.
In a match that some would say was made in hell, the nation's two leading producers of agro-chemicals have joined forces in a partnership to reintroduce the use of the herbicide 2, 4-D.
It's been an interesting few days in the climate denial world. On Tuesday, DeSmogBlog and Think Progress posted what they described as internal documents from the Heartland Institute, a fossil-fuel funded right-wing think-tank that spends much of its
Mountain glaciers and ice caps around the globe collectively lost 148 billion tons of ice a year, according to new satellite measurements. The rate is 30 percent lower than scientists thought.