OSLO (Reuters) - Nine Nobel prize winners in fields ranging from economics to medicine will try to come up with ideas this week to help fast-growing cities in Asia cope with global warming.
Environmental engineers at the University of Cincinnati have figured out how to make biodiesel, plus other fuels & products, from inedible food waste The post How To Make Biodiesel (And A Few Other Things) From Food Waste appeared first on Sustainablog.
KAGOSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - A Japanese court will rule on Wednesday on an injunction to block the restart of two more nuclear reactors, a decision that could determine whether a legal drive by citizens to prevent the reopening of the sector on safety grounds will gather steam.
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WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday announced plans to modernize the country's aging energy infrastructure and make it more resilient to challenges ranging from extreme weather to changing domestic energy production.
Interior provinces had the most polluted cities during those months, according to a study released by Greenpeace East Asia.
OSLO (Reuters) - Five wolf hunters were sentenced to jail in Norway on Tuesday in an unprecedented environmental crackdown to protect a tiny stock of about 35 of the predators living in eastern pine forests despite widespread local opposition.
If you live in the West, particularly in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered a 25 percent mandatory reduction in household water use, you may have started taking shorter showers. Perhaps a spiky array of cacti now dwells where your lawn used to be. Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Tuesday warned Thailand, the third-largest seafood exporter in the world, for failing to crack down on illegal fishing, and threatened it with a trade ban if it did not take action.
A Dutch energy firm is trailing a scheme that offers both the promise of free energy to home-owners and a cheap alternative to large data centers for computing firms.
Farming changes may be inevitable, but that doesn't make their human cost any easier to bear. You can hear it in this farmer's voice.
(Reuters) - A state appeals court ruled on Monday that a southern California city's tiered water rates, developed in an effort to combat overuse during the state's ongoing drought, violated the state's Constitution.
For Earth Day, here's a look back at EPA successes, and a look ahead to the next big challenge: climate change.
(Reuters) - Montana has closed the hunting season on a wild herd of bighorn sheep, with pneumonia suspected of killing dozens of the animals whose seasonal mating rituals attract scores of wildlife watchers.
(Reuters) - U.S. fisheries managers on Monday proposed lifting protections for most humpback whales around the globe, including in American waters, based on evidence the mammals have made a strong comeback since commercial whaling drove them near extinction.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cyclone-strength winds, huge seas, torrential rain and flash flooding battered Australia's east coast on Tuesday, leaving one woman critically injured and more than 100,000 homes without power.
Watch this dope video about pot growers who transitioned into urban farming.
(Reuters) - Police were searching on Monday for a baby sea lion snatched from a Los Angeles beach over the weekend, as well as four suspects in their twenties seen harassing and taunting two pups, authorities said.
John Oliver proposes a new mascot for Earth Day we can all get behind: Marshmallow, the polar bear with a broken penis.
(Reuters) - Dense fog and slush are blamed for a massive Wyoming traffic pileup on Monday that killed one person and injured dozens, ignited a 22,000-gallon tanker containing a hazardous chemical, and closed part of a federal highway, authorities said.