Advocates of legislation to create a national insurance program say it's better to plan ahead than do a bailout after a natural disaster. Critics say it would amount to a subsidy for owners of coastal mansions and encourage people to live in places they shouldn't.
An industry observer showcases seven garden trends for 2010.
Environmentalists express opposition to a federal plan developed this week to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
The National Wildlife Federation certifies qualified yards – and even balcony gardens – as wildlife habitats to encourage people to maintain natural landscapes.
A warmer world will have adverse effects on wildlife. We can help save animals, but it will take savvier approaches, scientists say.
A new partnership is evolving between Washington and the car companies.
Barack Obama announced two more cabinet picks Wednesday – former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack for Agriculture secretary and Colorado Senator Ken Salazar for Interior secretary – drawing both praise and criticism from environmental groups.
Barack Obama delivered a brief video message Wednesday to the Governors' Global Climate Summit in Beverly Hills, Calif., in which he unequivocally affirmed the scientific basis of climate change and vowed to take action on cutting carbon emissions, in spite of the troubled global economy.
Allowing native plants to take over the yard attracts a variety of local wildlife.