Western Economic Sanctions Ice Russia's Arctic Drilling Plans
January 30 2015 10:37 AM
Russian oil giant Rosneft won't drill in the Arctic this year -- a major blow to Russia's efforts to expand its much-needed oil revenue.
The Super Bowl's Environmental Impact Is Not What You Expected
January 30 2015 10:30 AM
The NFL's environmental chief says the league is working to slash the waste and carbon emissions created by Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona on Sunday.
US Food And Drink Industry Is Drowning In Plastic
January 29 2015 3:16 PM
A new environmental report found that U.S. fast-food, beverage and grocery companies are doing little to deal with the mountain of packaged material waste.
Investors Should Approve Carbon Risk Resolution: Shell
January 29 2015 11:24 AM
The measure would require the Anglo-Dutch oil giant to disclose its exposure to future climate change policies, shareholder activists say.
Kansas Quakes Triggered By Fracking Activity, Geologists Say
January 28 2015 10:52 AM
State geologists confirmed this week that a correlation exists between increased seismic activity and the rising number of wastewater disposal wells.
Obama Wants To Open Oil Drilling From Virginia To Georgia
January 27 2015 2:36 PM
The U.S. Interior Department on Tuesday proposed auctioning off an oil-and-gas drilling lease for the outer Atlantic shelf.
Blizzards May Be More Common In The Future
January 27 2015 11:47 AM
Scientists warn blizzards may become more common because of rising ocean temperatures that pump more moisture into the air.
Northeast Blizzard Latest In String Of Costly Disasters
January 26 2015 3:17 PM
The U.S. has seen a rising number of $1 billion storms as more people move to the coast and the climate changes.
4 Black Bears Overdosed On Chocolate In New Hamphire
January 23 2015 10:42 PM
Theobromine, a chemical compound in cocoa, triggers heart failure, seizures and vomiting in animals, including black bears.
Ag Officials Call For Review Of Animal Breeding Program
January 23 2015 9:21 PM
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack directed staff to create a new animal welfare plan in the wake of a New York Times investigation.
White House Has 'No Illusions' About Human Rights In Cuba
January 23 2015 7:52 PM
Roberta Jacobson, a senior U.S. diplomat in Havana, doesn't expect the Castro regime to improve human rights soon, even as relations thaw.
Subcommittee Drops 'Civil Rights And Human Rights' From Name
January 23 2015 6:59 PM
A "retreat" on civil rights? John Cornyn is facing criticism for altering the name of the Senate subcommittee he chairs.
Napa Valley Cops Recover $300K Of Missing Wine
January 23 2015 4:24 PM
Authorities recovered over 70 bottles of wine stolen from restaurant French Laundry after a monthlong cross-country search.
Charge For Carbon Emissions While Oil Is Cheap, Panelists Urge
January 22 2015 4:05 PM
"Closing the Climate Deal" panelists in Davos said politicians should capitalize on falling oil prices and slap a fee on carbon emissions.
'It's The End Of The World As We Know It'
January 22 2015 2:17 PM
The symbolic Doomsday Clock was set to three minutes to midnight Thursday as scientists grow increasingly concerned about the dangers of climate change.
Climate Change Is 'Not A Hoax'
January 21 2015 6:05 PM
Senators voted 98-1 Wednesday to pass an amendment declaring climate change to be real, yet Republicans remained conflicted about the cause.
US-India Climate Talks To Boost Clean Energy, Not Cut Carbon
January 21 2015 3:20 PM
President Obama's India visit next week will focus more on renewable energy than on slowing coal and oil consumption.
Bloomberg Charity Gives Out $48M For State Clean Energy Plans
January 21 2015 10:51 AM
The former NYC mayor's initiative will support states trying to slash power plant emissions and expand renewable energy.
US Senate To Vote On Keystone XL Amendments
January 20 2015 1:27 PM
The debate in Congress comes as Nebraska landowners launch a new legal challenge against the pipeline's proposed route in the state.
BP Back In Court Over Gulf Oil Spill Disaster
January 20 2015 11:02 AM
The latest phase in the company's Clean Water Act case will determine how many billions of dollars BP should pay in penalties.