Read the report for yourself.Entered By: Powell Gammill
The notion that human activity, or the activity of any organism, can affect Earth on a planetary scale is still a hard one for many people to swallow. And it is this kind of disbelief that fuels much of the public skepticism surrounding global warmin
Parts of the North Atlantic are setting winter heat records, allowing species ranging from swordfish to jellyfish to thrive beyond their normal ranges in a shift linked by many scientists to global warming.
Downing Street says that belated US recognition of global warming could lead to a post-Kyoto agreement on curbing emissions. George Bush is preparing to make a historic shift in his position on global warming when he makes his State of the Union spee
The increasing rate of melting sea ice is contributing to a positive feedback system, which feeds global warming further because open ocean absorbs heat from the sun rather than reflects back into space as does ice.
Facing a mandate to slash toxic mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants, 23 states are thumbing their noses at a federal cleanup plan and are instead developing their own far tougher plans to deal with mercury.
The Bush administration is considering doing away with health standards that cut lead from gasoline. Battery makers, lead smelters, refiners all have lobbied the administration to do away with the Clean Air Act limits.
"We know from the Larsen Ice Shelf (which collapsed on the Antarctic Peninsula in 2002) that they go extremely quickly," he said.
President Bush is deciding whether to lift a ban on oil and gas drilling in federal waters off Alaska's Bristol Bay, home to endangered whales and sea lions and the world's largest sockeye salmon run. [He's had 6 years to do this.]
The Supreme Court took up its first-ever case on global warming, hearing arguments from states and environmentalists seeking federal regulation of motor-vehicle emissions. A lawyer for 12 states and 13 environmental groups pressed the justices to mak
The delivery of at least 100 GBU-28 "bunker buster" boombs containing depleted-uranium warheads by the US to Israel for use against targets in Lebanon will result in additional radioactive and chemical toxic contamination, with consequent a
This is just plain funny, and very instructive on the myths and stupdity of recycling. Penn and Teller at their best. This is very very funny!
Most of the mining companies that drilled, dug and blasted for uranium on the Navajo reservation during the Cold War did nothing to repair the environmental damage they left behind. For a time, tribal leaders staked their hopes for a cleanup on Super
Three Democratic senators who are to lead powerful environmental committees in Congress urged President George W. Bush to combat global warming by putting mandatory limits on greenhouse gas emissions.
Indian scientists working in a tropical forest in the country's remote northeast have found a rare medicinal plant last seen 115 years ago, a scientific journal reported.
Clambakes, crabcakes, swordfish steaks and even humble fish sticks could be little more than a fond memory in a few decades. If current trends of overfishing and pollution continue, the populations of just about all seafood face collapse by 2048