Pollution Highlights the Price China Is Paying for Rapid Development
Beijing has developed into an impressive modern city over the past two decades. But a tourist visiting the Chinese...0
Tidal Turbines Could Provide 20% of Britain’s Electricity
UK tides could provide more of the UK’s electricity than previously thought. Until now, the Department for Energy and...
Rising Mercury Emissions Increase Risk to Humans
Developing nations are facing growing health and environmental risks from increased exposure to mercury, according to a UN report....
It’s Official: 2012 Was Hottest Year Ever in U.S.
The numbers are in: 2012, the year of a surreal March heat wave, a severe drought in the corn...
Coral Fights Back Against Warming Seas
In the world of coral reefs, most of the news is pretty gloomy. Rising ocean temperatures have led to...
Bacteria Tweaked to Make Fuel From Sunlight
As part of the bid to find viable alternatives to fossil fuels, chemists have artificially engineered bacteria capable of...
Ice Swirls off the Coast of Greenland … for Now
From Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog: Global warming is real. Temperatures are changing, climate is changing, and most importantly, arctic...
The Kyoto Scorecard
The Kyoto Protocol on climate change used to be a big deal. So big that the future of humanity...