The Canada Plastic Bag Association on Tuesday joined a growing number of groups suing Toronto, Canada’s largest city, to stop a proposed ban on plastic shopping bags.
The CIA has shuttered its unit dedicated to studying the impact of climate change on national security, shifting its activities elsewhere, an official said Tuesday.
Environmentalists are warning that Mexico, the cradle of corn, risks damaging its staple if the government gives US firms the green light to plant genetically-modified maize in huge swaths of land.
Thousands of people began a planned march around the White House on Sunday afternoon, calling on the Obama Administration to reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and keep tar sands crude out of the US.
Oil giant BP will fork over the largest criminal penalty in the history of the United States and plead guilty to criminal misconduct, sources report, with more charges possibly forthcoming over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP Plc will pay $4.5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to felony misconduct in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which caused the worst U.S. offshore oil spill ever.
San Diegans could face 6 years in prison and fines of $100,000 dollars a day for washing their car in the driveway or failing to pick up dog poop under new EPA-mandated environmental regulations related to water quality.
Beneath the seafloor in northern Israel's Haifa Bay, a vast system of vents is leaking gassy emissions into the eastern Mediterranean Sea, scientists have discovered.
With a second term now in hand, President Obama no longer can delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline and must either side with environmentalists within his party or greenlight a major step toward North American energy independence.
A new video that seems to show a Bigfoot-like beast rearing up in a Utah brush patch is racking up millions of views on the web, but are there any compelling facts in the compelling footage?
Researchers astounded by size and amount of plastic in the Lakes
Eco Built Systems is a manufacturer of modular sustainable dome homes, green building materials and bio-friendly aquaponics systems. The company specializes in producing modular green buildings designed for affordability, efficiency, disaster resist
Back in the 1970's "science" was firm-the earth was undergoing climate change.
Officials in the city of Ningbo, China, promised to halt the expansion of a petrochemical plant after thousands of demonstrators clashed with the police during 3 days of protests that spotlighted the public’s mounting discontent with industrial pollu
TEPCO, operator of the Fukushima nuclear facility, failed to confirm that radiation leaks at the plant had fully stopped.
Since 2008, the federal government has spent more than $72 billion to fight something that more and more experts claim doesn't even exist: Anthropogenic global warming (AGW), also known as man-made global warming and man-made climate change.
Pavillion, Wyoming — population 231 — has become the epicenter of the fracking debate.
Geoengineering is always controversial, but it's even more controversial when you don't tell anyone first.
A long-awaited report that could open the floodgates for fracking in LA County.
From the beginning of 1997 until August 2012 there was no discernible rise in aggregate global temperatures. This means the ‘pause’ in global warming has lasted for the same time as the previous period when temperatures rose, 1980 to 1996.
NW tribes flex their muscle over proposed coal terminal project
Chevron Corp this week lost a U.S. Supreme Court bid to block an $18.2 billion judgment against it in Ecuador in a case over pollution in the Amazon jungle.
A shocking new report confirms what some global activists feared and warned of as long as 40 years ago: the former USSR consistently dumped radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel into the pristine Kara Sea in the Arctic Ocean north of Siberia. The
Here's video from the dramatic scene in East Texas where 78-year-old great-grandmother Eleanor Fairchild and actress Daryl Hannah were arrested for trying to block TransCanada bulldozers from clearcutting through Fairchild's 300-acre property for Key
With reports only recently confirming that fracking is not, as long as its properly regulated, the earthquake-generating terror we thought it was, a U.S. geothermal company has decided it’s a great idea to extract clean energy from a dormant volcano
I stopped by the The NYC Compost Project table at the Maker Faire this weekend and was lucky enough to talk with to volunteer Robin Kraut, who attached an "I Heart Worms" folded paper shirt on me.
Bloomberg's Mark Drajem and Jim Efstathiou Jr. report the EPA has found evidence fracking for natural gas contaminated groundwater in Pennsylvania.
If you, like me, live on the West Coast of the USA, it’s probably too late, and you may as well just go on in your ignorance.
We're enjoying a relatively long and stable period of pleasant weather at the moment. And by that, I don't mean the past few years or decades. I mean the past 12,000 years or so.
A colleague at Center for a Stateless Society recently brought to my attention a story from late last year about unusually high concentrations of severe illness in the area surrounding a Crossett, Ark. paper mill.