Postponement "shows the problems with the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline continue to grow," says green group
Why did those companies do that? Answer: billions upon billions of dollars. You could call them financial terrorists because that’s how they must be defined. They kill anyone for a few billion bucks.
Today, our scientists change the DNA patterns of fish and plants in order to make them bigger, grow faster and yield more harvest: genetically modified organisms.
Teflon has been around since the 1940's, but could it be dangerous for you and your family? If there are any questions as to its safety, should it be in use in cookware? The non-stick coating, also known as PTFE, is used in a wide range of pots and
Libertarians are raving about Dallas Buyers Club, and with good reason. One of our biggest frustrations is the near-universal tendency of human beings to form political opinions not through a rational examination of the facts and theories, but throug
All of a sudden, the Ring of Fire is starting to tremble violently. Last month, we had a whole bunch of major earthquakes along the Ring of Fire, and this month volcanoes all over the Ring of Fire are erupting. Of course there has always been seism
Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink. It's a phrase that means alot to Texans with the Gulf of Mexico on our doorstep and severe drought conditions persisting across the state.
The Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting dangerous experiments on humans over the past few years in order to justify more onerous clean air regulations. The agency conducted tests on people with health issues and the elderly, exposi
Friends of the Earth, Earthwatch, Environmental Defense Fund, Green Cross International, The Climate Project, World Resources Institute, WWF, and of course the inevitable Greenpeace. These are just some of the environmental organizations that hav
A radioactive waste specialist, Kevin Kamps, says the condition of the high-level radioactive waste storage pools at the Fukushima-Daiichi reactors remain dangerous. Another big earthquake could prompt a sudden drain-down of the Unit 4 high-level rad
North Americans kill 11.1 vertebrate creatures every second as those animals scurry across our roadways or fly through the air around the clock without end and without reason—it must be the most amoral and unprincipled savagery.
Almost 30 years ago, the world's attention was fixed on Chernobyl, the nuclear power plant in Ukraine that exploded in one of the world's worst nuclear disasters.
China is offering a breath of fresh air to tourists affected by its high pollution levels – with plans to sell bottles of oxygen.
Proof that good things don’t always come in nice packages can be found by taking the fast train from Beijing to Tianjin and then driving to the coast.
Keeping up with the droneses
U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed to release a little bit of water to restore some of the delta habitat.
100 million--Number of trees cut down in the U.S. annually to make the paper for junk mail (Clean Air Council) ; 9,960--Pieces of junk mail that are printed, shipped, delivered and disposed of in the U.S. every 3 seconds. (Chris Jordan)
All Andy Johnson wanted to do was build a stock pond on his sprawling eight-acre Wyoming farm. He and his wife Katie spent hours constructing it, filling it with crystal-clear water, and bringing in brook and brown trout, ducks and geese. It was a pl
While I doubt anyone reading this will be shocked by major fraud at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the potential extent of the fraud is huge, and we still have no idea how big it is.
One of Oklahoma's biggest man-made earthquakes, caused by fracking-linked wastewater injection, triggered an earthquake cascade that led to the damaging magnitude-5.7 Prague quake that struck on Nov. 6, 2011, a new study confirms.
It seems as though every couple of months we are hearing about yet another cruise ship whose passengers have become stricken with sickness.
Federal regulators are scrambling to minimize the public relations impact of a recent radiation leak that occurred at an underground nuclear waste facility in southeastern New Mexico, where 13 workers reportedly tested positive for radiation exposure
Would you live in a home made out of old shipping containers?
Could whales be driven to extinction by a new order from the Obama Administration? Environmentalists say the administration may have sold out the species to oil company interests. Only 500 of the highly-intelligent, social mammals are known to exist
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote, “Until my ghastly tale is told; this heart within me burns.” From his epic work: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
One of the most beautiful phenomena in the natural world -- the annual mass migration of 60 million monarchs from Canada to Mexico – stands on the verge of being a relic of history. We need to fight this now.
Farms are in a "smog panic" as plants falter without sunlight
"We are short of carbon dioxide for the needs of the plants," said state representative Jerry Anderson, who is also a former science teacher.
Did you know that the drought in Brazil is so bad that some neighborhoods are only being allowed to get water once every three days? At this point, 142 Brazilian cities are rationing water and there does not appear to be much hope that this cripplin
Clearpoint Residencies, based in Kotte just outside Colombo, will be the first sustainable high-rise apartment complex in the country, with solar panels for electricity generation, a waste water recycling system and planted facades.