Satellite images from every year since 1984 show the march of human progress—and the retreat of nature.
If there is one place that transforms wastewater from trouble-maker to life-saver it’s the site of Las Arenitas sewage treatment plant in the Mexican state of Baja California.
On Thursday, May 2, New York State's Appellate Court upheld the right of two townships - the Tompkins County town of Dryden and the Otsego County town of Middlefield - to use their zoning laws to ban gas drilling.
Alberta will serve as a test bed for large-scale carbon capture and sequestration.
Nearly one in three commercial honeybee colonies in the United States died or disappeared last winter, an unsustainable decline that threatens the nation’s food supply.
Europe’s program to halt climate change is in disarray with lawmakers in the region expressing concern the drift is undermining the planet’s most significant effort to combat global warming.
The U.S. Geological Survey doubles its estimate for the size of a huge U.S. oil and gas resource.
Wauroni tribesmen, who live in the rainforest of Ecuador, are getting ready to challenge the Ecuadorian government’s plan to auction as much as 8 million acres of rainforest for oil drilling, saying they are prepared to fight to the death......
To oil and gas companies, the Amazon rainforest is one huge cash cow just begging to be milked. But anyone who'd rather not rid the world of 30 percent of its animal species would probably argue it's a region that shouldn't be destroyed by rich peopl
The best tools for tracking how well pollution-reduction laws are working may be seabirds.
NASA's newest rover won't be exploring another planet, but will take a look at part of our own. Named Grover, the rover will explore Greenland's ice sheets to better understand how they form, and how quickly they may be melting.
In harsh arctic regions, it's very tough to get good data while on the ground. Researchers at the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) use aircraft including unmanned UAV drones and elegant new software modelling to watch changes in ice.
At a recent meeting of the American Chemical Society, scientists announced a potential new biofuels source — anaerobic gut fungus (yeast) found in horses' waste and digestive tracts.
That's the equivalent of New York City's Central Park, packed 41 feet high with untreated sewage.
Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant are struggling to contain groundwater that is pouring into the plant’s reactor buildings by the minute.
....would allow Americans to drink water contaminated thousands of times past the legal limit. It would allow residents to remain in a disaster zone even when there’s lots of dangerous material in the air.... would allow resettlement of unfit areas
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As the owner of the first Nissan Leaf electric car sold in Maine, it is my pleasure to give slide presentations to various groups about the history, benefits, and personal experiences of driving an electric vehicle.
Wouldn't it be nice if the globe's two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, the two largest energy users and the two largest industrial producers found a way to help each other succeed on an issue that neither they, nor anyone, can afford to lose?
Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth, an investigation of quakes that have rocked Chile over the past million years suggests.
Or at least pay the UN and Al Gore a tax to make up for you guilt! Yes this is a joke and the joke is on us because people all over the world are already paying CO2 taxes and the fat pig Gore is making money of of it.
Bad news for the timber industry but great news for tourism
Converting methane to an alternative fuel using energy from the sun could reduce carbon-dioxide emissions.
It's not exactly a solar panel. It's more like a solar dish. And not only does it generate electricity, it makes water, too.
The thunderous roar of Chile's Villarrica volcano carries for miles.
On Saturday afternoon, the wet snow piled in the mountains of the Loveland Pass gave way, creating a fatal avalanche.
Despite the need to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions, the burning of coal hs only been accelerating.
An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 6.0 struck today east of the Kuril Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Google has figured out a brand new way to get cleaner power into old-fashioned power grids. It’s hacking the regulators.