American Meteorological Societ...

Aug 31, 2012 by

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) released an official position statement on climate change this week which not only said that it is occurring, but it is human-caused.

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State Considering Studying Hea...

Aug 31, 2012 by

New York state regulators are now considering an examination of the potential public health effects of hydraulic fracturing as part of its review of the controversial natural gas drilling process.

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In Romney’s Tone-Deaf Cl...

Aug 31, 2012 by

Romney Mocks Obama’s Pledge To Address Global Warming — As GOP Delegates Laugh At The Whole Notion.

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greenwash plan in california

Aug 31, 2012 by

Federal Grants Include Money to Greenwash Peripheral Tunnels Plan in California

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Van Jones: Hope for the Best

Aug 31, 2012 by

“We are entering the tough terrain of an unforgiving new century.

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California Can Lead the Nation...

Aug 30, 2012 by

One city and county at a time, millions of Californians have taken a stand to help stop plastic bags from polluting our beaches, clogging our creeks, killing marine life and burdening tax payers and local governments.

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Portland to get massive green ...

Aug 30, 2012 by

WalMart has done a bang-up job at winning over Portland-area naysayers who have historically grabbed their torches and tried to chase the company out of town.

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9 Energy Innovations that Make...

Aug 30, 2012 by

I want to share with you some of the things that have made me excited about the future of clean energy.

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The carbon tax, demystified

Aug 30, 2012 by

“Carbon tax”: There’s something in that term for everyone to hate. For lefties and climate hawks, carbon — as in carbon dioxide, the largest contributor to climate change — is public enemy No. 1.

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A 12-Year View of the Global P...

Aug 30, 2012 by

A recent reader comment about this year’s season of heat and wildfire in Siberia prompted me to scan NASA Web pages for relevant data and images.

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Algae Fuel Advancing in Practi...

Aug 29, 2012 by

High oil prices, and the fact that traditional fossil fuels such as gasoline create dangerous greenhouse gases, have sparked an international movement to create new biofuels from renewable resources.

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Arctic Ice Hits New Low

Aug 29, 2012 by

Arctic Sea Ice Hits New and Early Summer Low for Satellite Era

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Rainmaker for a Parched Heartl...

Aug 29, 2012 by

One hurricane won’t end this summer’s drought (or save scorched crops). But the inland drenching predicted in an arc from Louisiana north through Illinois and Indiana will surely be welcomed.

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Attack by Gold Miners

Aug 29, 2012 by

Indians in Venezuelan Amazon Report Attack by Gold Miners

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Wind Energy a Lifeline

Aug 29, 2012 by

Wind Energy a Lifeline for Drought-Stricken Farms

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Impoverished Americans

Aug 29, 2012 by

Chronic poverty grips regions across the United States, and leaves urban and rural residents alike in struggles for employment, housing and some of life’s basic necessities. It often also leaves poor Americans exposed to pollution and environmental degradation which can produce a range of health problems.

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New Orleans Hunkers Down

Aug 29, 2012 by

Hurricane Isaac: New Orleans Hunkers Down As Storm Makes Landfall In Louisiana

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Methane trapped in Antarctic i...

Aug 29, 2012 by

Methane trapped in Antarctic ice will be a great help to the horrible warming feedback loop

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Global warming debate

Aug 29, 2012 by

Global warming debate needs less ‘both sides’ wankery

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GOP convention, oil platform i...

Aug 29, 2012 by

The Republican convention is underway.

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Farming Without Water?

Aug 29, 2012 by

While dry farming has geographic limitations, it could pave the way for more coastal agriculture and offer techniques for farmers in dryer areas to farm with less water.

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Pledge to Resist Fracking

Aug 29, 2012 by

I choose to belong to a vision of an unfractured New York that turns its back on 19th century thinking and death-dealing fossil fuels and leads the world in the creation of a clean energy economy.

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Contrarian Conservationist

Aug 28, 2012 by

Contrarian conservationist: Nature Conservancy’s chief scientist riles old-school greens

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Saving Urban Gardens

Aug 28, 2012 by

Counting the harvest: How numbers can save urban gardens

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Obama finalizes 54.5 mpg

Aug 28, 2012 by

Ladies and gentlemen, we have our new fuel-efficiency standards, at long last.

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Solar Prototype Concentrates S...

Aug 28, 2012 by

When talking about concentrated solar power, we usually mean focusing the sun’s energy from a large area into a smaller area, which generates a lot of heat that can be used to produce electricity.

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Are the Water Wars Coming?

Aug 28, 2012 by

Almost half of humanity will face water scarcity by 2030 and strategists from Israel to Central Asia prepare for strife.

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Want to Be a Vegetarian?

Aug 28, 2012 by

Water scarcity’s effect on food production means radical steps will be needed to feed population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050.

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Farmer Debunks Corporate Propa...

Aug 28, 2012 by

Giant corporations like Monsanto, DuPont, Dow, Pepsi and Coke have poured $25 million into the No on 37 campaign.

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Monsanto Talking Points

Aug 28, 2012 by

Monsanto’s 10 most misleading talking points on GMO labeling.

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