EarthTalk: The answer lies in the difference between ‘climate’ and ‘weather.’
As lethal fungus spreads, captive amphibians are bred for eventual return to the wild.
Some wonder if they’ll survive without rain, despite water conservation measures.
As wives inherit husbands’ farmland, they stress conservation over maximizing profit.
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 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.