The negative impacts of climate change are beginning to appear--and we may soon cross a threshold of significant damage
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory will precisely measure the amount of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere
The advocacy organization will file a lawsuit to require companies to disclose their ingredients
Molten salts can store the sun's heat during the day and provide power at night
In recent decades, China has pushed the use of nitrogen fertilizer to help wrest as much food out of farms as possible, in part to stave off the famines of the past.
The enhanced system at Soultz in France is the first such artificial geothermal power plant
If you follow biotechnology at all, you probably know that there is red biotech for medical applications (example: using bacteria to produce drugs); white biotech for industrial applications (example: using microbes instead of chemicals); and green biotech for agriculture (example: using genetically modified crops.)
So it was only a matter of time before someone came up with a term for using biotechnology to come up with new fuel sources...
Industry and environmentalists agree that newly opening waters in the Arctic Ocean should be off-limits to fishing
Nuclear power--like most forms of electricity generation--carries inherent risks. Is it worth the minor chance of a major catastrophe?
Chemical that leaches from baby bottles and other plastic containers remains in the body longer than previously thought
Nuclear waste is either a millennia's worth of lethal garbage or the fuel of future nuclear reactors--or both
Using comic books to explore the issues and history of nuclear power
Even environmentalists are reevaluating nuclear power as a possible solution to global warming, but can it really help?