Stolen e-mails and computer code do nothing to change average temperature trends, but they could damage climate researchers' credibility just when polls are showing public belief that greenhouse gases are warming the planet is ebbing...
Test flight results have been good, but questions remain whether jet biofuel be produced in large quantities--and sustainably
Capturing carbon dioxide is simple chemistry. In fact, you may have seen it in your high school chem lab. Remember that tightly sealed bottle of sodium hydroxide, aka lye?
With greenhouse gas emissions continuing to rise, strong efforts will be required to reverse global warming
Is there a safe level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to prevent "dangerous anthropogenic interference" in the climate?
The U.S. launched this week a historic program to advance clean energy in India—where simply moving the 40 percent of the South Asian nation's citizens who still burn coal, dung or wood to electricity could deliver major improvements for development, clean air and climate...
A survey delving into the past 30 years in sub-Saharan Africa reveals that temperature changes match up with a significant increase in the likelihood of civil war
CO2 emissions rise as natural sinks slow, but how can scientists precisely track this greenhouse gas, especially in advance of a potential global treaty to reduce its emissions?
When the presidents of the two nations that are responsible for 40 percent of Earth's climate-changing greenhouse gases sit down to talk, big things can happen.
When it comes to feeding Earth's masses of people who regularly go hungry, a few things are clear: communism's large-scale, collective farms don't work, and breeding for specific traits in staple crops can boost yields, sometimes significantly...
As utilities fire up their "clean coal" machines and international negotiators haggle over the precise definition of a tree, only one entity has the courage to stand and deliver the hot air the world so desperately craves on climate change: the U.S...
The world's first power facility to capture and store a portion of its carbon dioxide has begun operating in Appalachia
Efforts begin to sequester carbon dioxide
A new study shows how household improvements, such as better insulation, could cut U.S. carbon emissions by more than 7 percent
Flights aim to record and understand rapid melting in Antarctica and Greenland
How much do policymakers shape the science that comes out of government agencies?
Beautiful, Safe, Affordable--And It Gets 100 Mpg: X PRIZE Picks Next Round of Automotive Contestants
Contest aims to award $10-million prize to the best new automotive design, and gives a glimpse of what the energy-efficient car of the future may look like--and what will power it
Echoing luminaries before him—from Norman Borlaug to Kofi Annan—the world's richest man, Bill Gates, called last night for a second Green Revolution focused on African farmers...
Twenty-five years ago when Sir Richard Branson (sans the "sir," at the time) called up Boeing and asked for a spare 747, few would have predicted the brash entrepreneur would so radically disrupt the formerly staid business of air travel...