Freshwater reserves were formed over the past hundreds of thousands of years when on average the sea level was much lower than it is today.
Between 2008 and 2012, the U.S. nearly doubled its renewables capacity. And in the first three months of this year, 82 percent of newly installed domestic electricity-generating capacity was renewable. Plus, installed capacity of new solar units dur
As we noted earlier, pollution in Shanghai has reached record levels causing the government to ban cars and cut production across factories.
Hayes, a researcher at the University of Colorado Denver said of the results of his study, "The development and expansion of wind energy facilities is a key threat to bat populations in North America." He added, "Dead bats are being found undernea
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Energy is everywhere, and I don’t mean a feng shui type of energy. I mean real energy, the good stuff that powers all of our electronics.
They floated down from the sky Sunday — 2,000 mice, wafting on tiny cardboard parachutes over Andersen Air Force Base in the U.S. territory of Guam.
A team of scientists from Japan, North America, and Europe has published a paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research–Atmospheres discussing the dangers of Geoengineering programs,...
The typhoons that pound Japan every year are damaging enough on their own, but new research indicates that they are also carrying radioactive material from the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster into the country’s waterways.
Volcanoes don’t generally have that many uses. They're good for human sacrifice, amazing photos, and being the basis for my third favorite word: "volcanology," which refers to the study of volcanoes. Oh yeah, and they make killer health spas.
Last month, at a grocery store five minutes from my house, a TV reporter bought a container of red grapes that also held a black widow spider.
By taking advantage of an immutable force, the GravityLight may be the most reliable electric light source of all.
Before he leaves office next month, Mayor Bloomberg is ordering one more takeout — Styrofoam.
A river runs through it -- and Uncle Sam isn't far behind.
ast week's] UN climate report confirmed that the ocean is bearing the brunt of human-induced changes to our planet. These findings give us more cause for alarm – but also a roadmap for action. We must use it." -Prof. Dan Laffoley, IUCN
What are our forests really made of? From the air, ecologist Greg Asner uses a spectrometer and high-powered lasers to map nature in meticulous kaleidoscopic 3D detail --
If you listen to Tepco and Japanese officials, you are bound to be confused about how bad Fukushima’s lasting effects really are.
Starting Jan.1, 2014, manufacturers will stop making 60- and 40-watt incandescent light bulbs to comply with new federal energy efficiency laws.
Ecologist Lian Pin Koh makes a persuasive case for using drones to protect the world's forests and wildlife. These lightweight autonomous flying vehicles can track animals in their natural habitat, monitor the health of rainforests, even combat crime
It's a land of ice and fire.
Saving species by saving their environments
It was also unwelcome news to farmers, who noted that the decision came at a time when a record corn crop is expected, and the price of a bushel has fallen almost to the cost of production.
In deciding how best to meet the world’s growing needs for energy, the answers depend crucially on how the question is framed.
A new high-resolution global map of forest loss and gain has been created with the help of Google Earth.
The final moments of the Goce satellite were caught on camera as it blazed across the sky above the South Atlantic.
The ever-faster rise of carbon emissions worldwide slackened in 2012 – and that might signal a lasting trend
Protect the environment with more government regulation and control over local land issues is right out of the playbook for Agenda 21. The zealots that believe that CO2 levels are causing global warming are hard pressed to dance around the facts.
Recently, a small town Pennsylvania doctor was denied the right of access to information about specific chemical types and quantities used in fracking to better handle poisoned patients or warn them of the toxic potentials from fracking well sites ne
At an estimated cost of $150 billion, the Fukushima nuclear power plant 'cleanup' efforts have suspicious ties to organized crime and many on-site workers lack the required expertise to handle such nuclear disasters safely or effectively.
China: expanding pollution and shrinking civil liberties. Now, the two have collided where Chinese officials are struggling with the loss of surveillance from its thousands of surveillance cameras spying on citizens. Pollution is now making it diffic