Most companies that are hit with large environmental sanctions fail to disclose this information to the Securities and Exchange Commission, as required by law, a researcher at the University of Arkansas has found.
In an interview with the Times, Lisa Jackson, the new EPA administrator, said that she has asked her staff to prepare documentation for an "endangerment finding" under the Clean Air Act, to determine whether or not carbon dioxide is a pollutant that poses a threat to public health and welfare.
A prominent Muslim scholar in Saudi Arabia has warned that those using alcohol-based biofuels in their cars could be committing a sin.
Earthtalk: Little payments can jump-start a business and lead to greener communities.
Conservation land in Mexico and a desalting plant in Arizona are at the center of a debate over the river.
Policy on vast public lands has favored ranchers. Demographics and economics may alter that equation now.
EarthTalk: Many of them now offer hybrid models – for a price.
The collision between a US and Russian satellite some 500 miles above Siberia has raised concerns about the threat posed by orbital garbage.
The new administration has moved quickly to reverse or delay Bush policy on drilling and pollution.
The region that produces 95 percent of the country’s wheat is facing its worst drought in 50 years.
Google.org, the philanthropy arm of the information giant, announced Tuesday that it is developing software that will allow users to monitor their home's electricity use in near real-time over the Web.
‘Green’ state is working on plan for public charging stations; Nissan will debut its electric vehicles here.
Gone from the 10,000-word lexicon aimed at 7-year-olds are such words as: 'magpie,' 'vine,' 'beaver,' and 'canary.' In are: 'mp3 player,' 'voicemail,' 'blog,' and 'chatroom.'
Senate Democrats reached agreement with key Republicans Friday night on an economic stimulus measure at the heart of President Barack Obama's plan for combatting the worst recession in decades.
EarthTalk: If you said ‘volcanoes,’ guess again. Here’s why.
Heat-tolerant algae could help the world's reefs adapt to climate change, researcher says.
An analysis commissioned by the environmental advocacy group Greenpeace has concluded that the economic stimulus package will reduce US greenhouse-gas emissions by at least 1 percent.