The New York Times on how electrical cars are making money, Grist on the fear of carbon trading, The Wall Street Journal on the North Sea's natural gas, The New York Times on fraudulent discrimination payments for farmers, and The Irish Times on the economics of shale gas in the United Kingdom.
The odds are good that you didn't know about yesterday's House hearing on climate change or a new video from OFA. The urgency with which scientists look at the issue has still not been translated to Capitol Hill — or to the rest of America.
The dramatic images resulting from this week's floods in the Midwest are, in a way, a welcome sight — six months ago, the region was wracked by drought. That extreme see-sawing is close to what some climate change models predict.
The Atlantic on future sources of energy, National Geographic on energy scarcity in South Africa, The New York Times on Canada's power play in Washington, Quartz on solar power in California, and The Guardian on Reuters' climate change skepticism.
After eleven hours, fires have finally been extinguished on two natural gasoline barges that exploded overnight in Mobile. The spectacular accident comes at an inopportune time for an industry pushing for increased shipments overseas.
He can make all the outrageous claims about wind energy that he wants to on Twitter. In the pages of newspapers in Scotland, however, there are limits. On Tuesday, authorities there decided he exceeded them, and ordered he remove anti-wind ads he'd paid for. The problem, as always with Trump, was hyperbole.
The Hill on public opinion of fracking, The Washington Post on the economic impact of the energy boom, Energy Biz on the coming electricity crisis, BBC on the question of human extinction, and CNN on our cleaner air,
The executives and backers of Fisker Automotive are being called before Congress today to answer for the failure of the electric car maker that is being called the "Solydra" of the green auto movement. What happened to all that Department of Energy money?
California's Central Valley retains its title as home to the worst air in America, according to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" assessment for 2013 — but, like other cities and counties, has still shown improvement in air quality.
China's wildly fluctuating (and increasing) urban air pollution is prompting some residents of Beijing to seek homes elsewhere. A look at recent air pollution data, though, suggests that most of the country's cities suffer similar problems.
Newsweek on the Deepwater Horizon spill, The New Republic on celebrating Earth Day, The Washington Post on Obama's environmental record, Bloomberg Businessweek on foreign investment in U.S. oil shales, and New Geography on California's would-be fracking boom.
In a letter responding to the State Department's draft environmental assessment for the Keystone XL pipeline, the EPA finds several areas it deems insufficient. Perhaps the third time's the charm on State doing something about it.
Perhaps ironically cold in their matter-of-factness, these numbers tells the story of the state of the climate in a way that is tangible. Here are the tools you need to make an assessment of the state of the Earth.
The New York Times on Europe's pollution permits, Scientific American on the rise of car ownership, NBC News on how Earth Day's founder constructs a building, Politico on fracking in California, and The New Yorker on China's response to earthquakes.
If you're curious what a motivated political campaign to undermine established science looks like, allow Gallup and its new poll of climate change attitudes to demonstrate.
Parisiens did a funny thing on Wednesday. As spring flowers started to peek above the soil and the sun rode higher in the sky, a number of the city dwellers flocked to greet their newest lawnmowers: a group of shaggy black sheep.
"The best thing about the Earth," Rep. Steve Stockman of Texas tweeted today, "is if you poke holes in it oil and gas come out." This was a provocation that Twitter couldn't resist.
A new study on global warming has concluded that rise in global temperatures over the last century is even more shocking that you think, because the Earth should actually have been getting colder during that time.
Good news for environmentalists who might otherwise be lamenting the State Department giving initial environmental approval for the Keystone XL pipeline: The government determined that the pipeline itself won't be damaged by climate change.
New York City mayor, Michael "Regulate the Pain Away" Bloomberg, is expected to propose a sweeping ban on plastic foam food packaging, that immortal scourge of the 20th-century.
The European Space Agency delivered some good news for climate change deniers recently: the infamous hole in the ozone over Antarctica is shrinking.
President Obama will unveil a set of concrete proposals in his State of the Union speech Tuesday, and as in his inaugural address last month, he's expected to sound pretty liberal.
There's a video going around of a glacier splitting apart in Greenland. It's super cool to see in a very Planet Earth kind of way, but it's also pretty important. Here's why.
On the day three employees of BP are to be arraigned on criminal charges, the United States announced that the company is banned from winning any new government contracts until they get their act together.
InsideClimate News on fleeing climate experts up North, The Guardian on British vegetable shortages, The New York Times on cities, Scentific American on a coming Dust Bowl, and Mother Jones on Chinese fracking.
Discovered: Climate change threatens the fanciest of ingredients; permafrost is melting; WiFi networks could stifle bovine belching; scientists find relatives of Lonesome George the tortoise.
The Associated Press on the UN climate meeting, The Boston Globe on plastic bags, The New York Times on a fracking ban, Grist on undercover work, The Guardian on the Kyoto Protocol.
National Geographic on holiday shopping, Scientific American on Gobi bears, Grist on water consumption, The New York Times on small nuclear reactors, The Guardian on a global climate deal.
Mother Jones on fracking-related deaths, The New York Times on a fracking institute, Co.Exist on business' role in climate change, Grist on farmers, The Los Angeles Times on lessons from the Dust Bowl and Ken Burns.
Discovered: A deadly new disease infects two humans; big international investors tell governments to get tough on climate change; drought is here to stay in Iowa; underwater light is dimming, driving fish away.
Discovered: BP spill killed fledgling fish; middle-aged monkeys; caves reveal sea-level rise; how many scientists does it take to get to the bottom of the owl's soundless flight?
Mother Jones on Thanksgiving in a warmer world, Grist on a "realistic attitude" about a carbon tax, The New York Times on bluefin, Co.Exist on a sustainable toilet, Environmental Health New on pollution and cargo ships.
Who would've thought that a Big Four accounting firm, the CIA, and now The World Bank would be some of the loudest voices calling for action on global warming?
Discovered: One in three ocean species remain unknown to science; biofuels could be worse in a spill than oil; robots powered by rat heart cells; katydids have human-like ears below their knees.
Mother Jones on protest in China, The Guardian on building bamboo bikes, The Daily Climate on coal plants, Reuters on Australia's marine parks, Scientific American on Obama's energy and green policies.
We think we may have found the award for the grossest repercussion that Hurricane Sandy has left behind: the damaged New Jersey plant dumping hundreds of millions of gallons of partially-treated human waste water into the New York Harbor.
New York Daily News on Cuomo's climate change vision, ClimateWire on the state of the electric grid, The Guardian on rats, Grist on Chicago's urban farming plans, and SFGate on Greenbuild
Discovered: Pandas descended from a species in Spain; Ebola could be transmitted through air; how pollutants end up in Antarctica; targeting sea lice in Canadian salmon.
BP has pleaded guilty to 14 criminal charges related to the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill of April 2010 and will pay a record penalty of $4.5 billion, which includes $1.26 billion for criminal felonies, according to CBS News.
Discovered: Urban grasshoppers get loud when looking for a mate; carbon dioxide emissions hit record high; meat is full of PCBs and antibiotics; El Niño on the rise.
The Daily Climate on how ranchers are adapting, The New York Times on companies that are planning to produce "cellulosic biofuels," Mother Jones on cap and trade, Grist on climate change art, The Guardian on a Vietnamese village.
Discovered: Energy self-sufficiency could be just 18 years away; mutant amphibians spotted in Oregon; cow pee linked to antibiotic resistance; more plants won't curb carbon emissions.
Alarmingly, pollution in California's San Joaquin Valley means millions do not have the same cheap access to clean drinking water as most Americans (i.e. their faucets at home) placing a big financial burden on people who also happen to be some of the poorest in the state.
The Guardian on Al Gore, The New York Times on an "Indiana Jones," Grist on post-election optimism, ClimateWire on snowpacks, and Co.Exist on fishing.
Discovered: Deer ticks are hosts to even more pathogens than we thought; Brazil wants to un-endanger species by cloning them; satellites aren't beyond the reach of climate change; how Mayans grew maize.
Discovery News on pandas, Grist on for-profit local food, Scientific American on falling trees, Politico on how climate change threatens national security, The Guardian on sea ice.
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