The Transporter: Cloud Banks Carry Mercury
The towering redwood forests along California’s coast are known for the clammy fog that rolls in from the ocean...0
Loss of Habitat Threatens Africa’s Lion Population
The savannah habitat that sustains African lions has shrunk by 75 percent over the past half-century, according to a...
Fossil-Fuel Subsidies of Rich Nations Five Times Climate Aid
Rich countries spend five times more on fossil-fuel subsidies than on aid to help developing nations cut their emissions...
Cracked Wheat: Scientists Make Inroads Into Wheat Genome
A consortium of scientists announced they had made major progress in deciphering the genome of bread wheat, a vital...
Namib Desert Beetle Inspires Self-Filling Water Bottle
A U.S. start-up has turned to nature to help bring water to arid areas by drawing moisture from the...
Making Steam Without Boiling Water, Thanks to Nanoparticles
It is possible to create steam within seconds by focusing sunlight on nanoparticles mixed into water, according to new...
Survey Says: Greenhouse Gas Volumes Reached New High in 2011
Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2011, the World Meteorological Organization...
China Sets Up U.S. Conflict By Ruling Out New Climate ‘Regime’
China, India, South Africa and Brazil said a climate deal planned for 2020 won’t be a “new regime,” threatening...