Some states are moving to require foods containing GMO ingredients to be clearly marked as such. A bill in the House would shut that movement down.
Not again. Last year, as PlanetSave’s James Ayre reported, dead giant oarfish—-bizarre and terrifying serpents of the sea (Regalecus glesne) five and six yards long—-washed ashore at separate locations off the California coast during one week in October. Show More Summary
We are very pleased to announce that UCLA’s Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment has now become the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment as a result of a generous new gift from Dan and Rae Emmett and a reorganization and consolidation of UCLA Law’s environmental resources. The Emmetts today announced […]
Writer Daniel Berleant envisions the wacky future of food, including egg-sized sunflower seeds and watermelons that taste like nectarines.
Any film that opens with Harrison Ford buckling into a fighter jet for the sake of science can't be all bad. Especially when that's followed by Don Cheadle tromping through Texas cow country, followed by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman strapping on a flak jacket and pushing into the heart of Syria's civil war. Show More Summary
Mo' drought, moo problems. Hamburger and sirloins are more expensive than ever, and a shortage of cattle means a surplus of tumbleweeds.
Vincent Meertens and his girlfriend Larissa tracked all their bike trips for a year.
The state is taking radical steps to preserve its dwindling supplies of water. Wildlife will pay the price, and so will people who fish.
Editor’s note: This post is sustainablog’s contribution to Garden Week at Crafting a Green World… go get inspired with lots of great ideas for your Spring garden! As a big fan of DIY projects, you might expect to find a compost bin made from pallets, or something similar, in my backyard. Show More Summary
A look at the steps required to spark a green revolution in Africa.
An error-riddled hit-job op-ed in The New York Times blasts Showtime’s new series on climate change, "Years of Living Dangerously." Here's why the op-ed is wrong.
Thanks in part to global warming, America's forest fire problem is growing ominously. The Obama administration has a new plan to cope.
A reader says her yard has turned into a little shop of horrors. Umbra helps her seymore of the forest through the weeds.
One of the most beautiful (and consistent) meteor showers of the year, the Lyrids, is nearly here — with a peak right around April 21-22. So make a note in your calendar and get ready for what looks to be quite a good show this year!...Show More Summary
An odd moment in which a white pigeon races commuters on a New York highway seems a little less odd after some Googling.
Well, what a shock: To gauge how accurately [cable news] networks inform their audiences about climate change, the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed the networks’ climate science coverage in 2013 and found that each network treated climate science very differently. Fox News was the least accurate; 72 percent of its 2013 climate science-related segments contained […]
The U.S. National Aeronautic and Space Agency wants to explore deep space and it needs -generation technologies to do so. NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate announced the first phase of a program to fund research and development projects pursuing breakthroughs in energy storage technology. In other words, NASA is asking the best and brightest scientists [...]
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The new "EcoCup," billed as a green K-cup alternative, is recyclable -- but not all that recyclable.
According to the following graph from economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, the share of the nation’s wealth held by the 0.1% is now back to pre-Great Depression/New Deal levels, on par with what it was before World War I or in the 1920s. Show More Summary