- US Landmark Wilderness Law Turns 50 [PHOTOS]
September 01 2014 8:33 AM
Nearly 110 million acres of U.S. land have been designated as "wilderness" areas since national Wilderness Act took effect in 1964.
- Nigerian Transparency Group Struggles To Rein In Oil Corruption
August 29 2014 11:43 AM
Questions about missing oil funds run rampant in Nigeria, but the group tasked with policing the industry is struggling to do its job.
- Investing In Long-Term Pollution
August 29 2014 10:06 AM
Continuing global investments in fossil fuel-fired power plants are undermining efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.
- US Railroads Move More Crude Oil Amid Drilling Boom
August 28 2014 1:14 PM
Oil companies are increasingly leaning on railroads to ship crude as pipeline capacity fails to keep up with demand.
- Russian Energy Giant Ditches US Dollar For Ruble
August 28 2014 10:28 AM
The currency switch is a protective measure for Russia, since U.S. dollars can be tracked and controlled by American officials.
- Lake Erie Toxic Algae: Pelee Island Closes Beaches, Warns Against Tap Water Amid Blue-Green Algae Flare-Up
August 28 2014 9:30 AM
The algae advisory comes just weeks after toxic blooms caused a tap water crisis in Toledo, Ohio.
- Obama Pursues 'Hybrid' Global Climate Treaty
August 27 2014 8:21 PM
The approach would allow Obama to sidestep Congress in joining a global pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- Global Clothing Firms Seek Cotton Alternatives
August 27 2014 11:06 AM
Fibers from recycled plastic and other futuristic materials could replace some of the cotton in our clothing as cotton yields suffer from climate change.
- 'The Wealthiest Terrorist Group We've Ever Known'
August 27 2014 10:55 AM
U.S. intelligence and anti-terrorism finance experts say the Islamic State could be raising more than $2 million a day.
- Monarch Butterflies Down 90% In Two Decades
August 26 2014 5:59 PM
A legal petition filed Tuesday seeks to declare the monarchs "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.
- Obama Power Plant Rules 'Unlawful,' State AGs Say
August 26 2014 10:56 AM
In a letter to the Obama administration, attorneys general from 13 states said proposed power plant emissions standards need to be refiled.
- China To Give $16 Billion For Electric Vehicle Chargers
August 26 2014 10:40 AM
China's electric vehicle subsidy would combat customer concerns of being stranded with a dead battery.
- With Keystone Stalled, Another Canadian Pipeline Aims For US
August 25 2014 2:03 PM
Calgary pipeline company Enbridge has at least two projects underway to boost tar sands oil shipments.
- Health Benefits Can Defray Cost of Climate Policies
August 25 2014 10:57 AM
The MIT team found, in some cases, savings could be up to 10 times the cost of policies to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
- World's Largest Tidal Energy Project To Start In 2014
August 25 2014 9:12 AM
Atlantis Resources says it raised the $85 million it needs to begin work on the 398-megawatt project offshore Scotland.
- How Dollar-A-Gallon Gas Could Still Be Possible
August 22 2014 10:26 AM
Efforts to turn natural gas to liquid fuels have so far been prohibitively expensive. Siluria Technologies says it can fix that.
- Groundwater Loss In US West Causing Earth's Crust To Lift
August 22 2014 8:07 AM
The loss of nearly 62 trillion gallons of groundwater has caused an "uplift" effect across the 11-state region, scientists say.
- Weird Summer Weather Stranger Than We Thought
August 21 2014 1:29 PM
Extreme heat in the West and unusually cold temperatures along the Eastern Seaboard have U.S. climate experts scratching their heads.
- Brazil Doubles CO2 Emissions As Drought Cuts Hydro Power
August 21 2014 11:19 AM
The emissions increase could undermine Brazil's position at global climate talks later this year.
- SeaWorld Trainers Can't Swim With Orcas Now
August 20 2014 3:02 PM
SeaWorld said it would drop its appeal of a workplace safety violation after the fatal killer whale attack on Dawn Brancheau.