Unsafe levels of toxins in drinking water in northwest Ohio are linked to algae blooms in Lake Erie. The blooms are fed by agricultural runoff, but that's not the full story.
'We're committed to getting this done,' the White House's John Podesta said Friday of a new EPA proposal to limit carbon emissions from power plants. A business report showing a hit to the US economy contained 'fantasy job loss numbers,' he said.
Cattle generate twice as much methane as the EPA supposed, according to a new report. The study's findings may also change assumptions about the safety of extracting natural gas, which consists primarily of methane.
Global warming could further lower the likelihood of the atmospheric conditions that last year shoved superstorm Sandy due west into New Jersey, a new study says. But stronger storms will worsen with global warming, the study found, and outweigh changes in steering currents predicted by the study's computer models.