Some scientists and citizens want firms that extract natural gas to reveal what chemicals they’re using.
Dissolved in water and pumped underground, CO2 becomes limestone.
A chance meeting between a Google exec and a famed oceanographer prompted the company to map the remaining 70 percent of the planet's surface.
One possibility: Industrial emitters of CO2 partner with landowners to plant forests.
As dawn broke on Monday morning, officials in cities and towns across the United States and Canada, engaged in an annual ritual of attempting to predict the weather by harassing a marmot
Earlier this week, Fortune's eco-blog, Green Wombat, ran a story under the headline, "Wind jobs outstrip the coal industry."
Tips on cutting your home-heating bill.
As Al Gore delivered his testimony to Congress on the urgency of addressing climate change Wednesday, snow and ice blanketed the nation from Oklahoma to New England, snarling commutes, knocking out power for hundreds of thousands, and providing an apparent irony that is too rich for some commentators to ignore.
Mount Redoubt, an active stratovolcano in the state's Aleutian Range, is twitching and belching like someone who just downed a case of Mountain Dew, signs that geologists say tend to precede an eruption.
By tracking specific origins of moisture, scientists can better predict regional rain and snowfall.
But how can we ease population without taking draconian steps? By developing in ways that we should be anyway, experts say.
Even if all the world's smokestacks and tailpipes were to suddenly stop spewing CO2, if all the trees everywhere were to be left standing, and if all the remaining coal, oil, and gas were to stay in the ground, the planet would still be feeling the effects of global warming a millennium from now.
On Monday, President Barack Obama directed the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider a waiver request by California and 13 other states to set standards on auto emissions – including those of greenhouse gases – that are tougher than federal standards.
The president called for tougher fuel-efficiency standards Monday and may let states regulate vehicle emissions of greenhouse gases.
An insurance research firm has found that drivers of that icon of climate-trashing excess, the Hummer, are more likely to get traffic tickets than drivers of any other vehicle.
The Senate has unanimously confirmed the nomination of Ray LaHood, President Barack Obama's pick for Secretary of Transportation, in a voice vote on the Senate floor.
A new generation of ecoaware parents are rethinking diaper choices for their children. A few new products make it easier.
Only hours into his presidency, Barack Obama has ordered a freeze on all the new and pending federal regulations that the Bush administration pushed through in its final days.
Scientists see a trend in longer dry spells and winter snowpacks melting earlier than in the past.