Fourth of July weekend should bring thousands of tourists to Louisiana's Grand Isle. But the BP oil spill leaves beaches nearly deserted. A concert is planned to help fishing and tourism.
Oil is more likely to keep moving east because of the so-called loop current, NOAA officials said in a report issued Friday. The likelihood of the Gulf oil spill soon hitting the Keys and the southeastern coast of Florida is 80 percent, according to the officials.
Eco-aware rehabber finds that doing right by the earth is cost-effective, too.
Answers to some questions about the history of Sheep Dog Hollow came from the home builder's grandson.
Airlines and airplane manufacturers are working to make air travel greener. Meantime, consider taking a bus or train.
Polyurethane substitute is made from eco-friendly whey, a byproduct of cheesemaking.
Retired U.S. National Park Service workers formed Global Parks to share their expertise abroad.
The BP oil spill is a unique event, so scientists are converging on the Gulf to try to understand how best to combat deep-sea oil spills and what effects they have on the environment.
If humans heated the earth, perhaps our technology can cool it, too. A look at the science of geoengineering and how it might be used to address global warming.
Some pros and cons of geoengineering schemes that might be considered when addressing global warming.
The Interior Department has approved the Cape Wind project, clearing the way for the first offshore wind power in the US.
The green renovation of Sheep Dog Hollow, a 100-year-old farmhouse, is almost finished. But wind power is still under consideration.
The science and history behind oil spills.
Celebrities like Dave Matthews have used carbon offset provider NativeEnergy to help them be carbon neutral. But there's great debate about the company's method of selling offsets that have yet to happen.
Voluntary carbon offsets are a 'Wild West' market ripe for fraud, exaggeration, and poorly run projects that probably do little to ease global warming.
Consumer authorities say "greenwashing" scams in the carbon offset market – such as the Papua New Guinea tribe leader who says he was kidnapped over carbon rights to tribal lands – are proliferating.
A Dutch bank that bought carbon offsets to neutralize its carbon footprint was unaware that poor Indian farmers had been aggrieved by the green project.
From a scheme to create an algae bloom in the South Pacific to a Vatican forest in the plains of Hungary – how one carbon offset developer's ideas failed to reduce global warming.