A closer look at the science behind the fighting over whether global warming has shaped California's drought.
A reader wants to take a byte out of his environmental footprint. Umbra chips away at the problem.
The Oracle of Omaha sure loves wind power. Of course, Warren Buffett invests to make money, so the continuing wind plays by companies in his Berkshire Hathaway empire are really a sign of the sector’s economic attractiveness. read m...
John Boehner is calling on Obama to speed up approvals of natural-gas export terminals in order to "stand up for freedom and democracy."
Water is involved in pretty much everything you do, and its supply is limited because the planet is being destroyed.
About 140 of 720 UNESCO World Heritage sites surveyed will be underwater because of climate change, according to a new study.
The BMW i3 is a five-door all-electric urban vehicle with an appealing design, sporty performance and zero tailpipe emissions. It has a typical range of 80 to 100 miles but can achieve another 20 when in efficiency mode. (A small gas...Show More Summary
A cold winter has turned back the clock on clean air in New England, pushed prices through the roof and made a persuasive case for rethinking the Bay State’s “one-of-the-above” policies. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has not been shy about claiming claimed credit for the avalanche of accolades recognizing his state’s leadership on green energy. That [...]
You might expect the no.1 solar area in America to be a city like San Franciso or maybe San Diego. According to One Block Off the Grid, it isn’t one of the largest metro areas though, it’s Fresno, CA with a strong lead at 182 watts per capita, or per person. Show More Summary
More bad news from the loopy world of the anti-vaccine folks. As TIME reported yesterday, a new study published in Pediatrics found that when parents decide not to vaccinate their children because of worries about the safety of the shots, there may very, very little that can be done to change their minds. Show More Summary
No surprises for anyone who's ever argued with a climate denier.
Drones have a bit of a public image problem, but man, they sure take great video of marine animals.
Put down the BPA-free plastic water bottle and step away from the nontoxic sippy cup.
The challenges of surveying an intricate land mass that's losing 16 square miles a year.
True fact: Two-Buck Chuck is brought to you, in part, by water witches. (As far as we know, it contains no pigs' blood.)
You don’t get any brighter than the reflecting mirrors at the just-opened Ivanpah Solar Power Facility, in California‘s Mojave desert. When I visited the project back in May, I was warned not to look directly at the mirrors, lest myShow More Summary
Frostpaw the polar bear says: we’re drunk off the profits of oil, but it’s time to get sober.
Start anywhere, follow it everywhere: That's the key to building sustainable local food systems, according to one expert veteran.
Brian Greene is the best college professor you never had—unless you’ve studied physics at Columbia University, that is. If that does describe you, and you have sat in a Greene-taught class, you’re not likely to have forgotten the experience. Show More Summary
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