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Will We Ever Run Out of Oil? [Video]

Fossil fuels such as oil come from, well, fossils—organisms that died long ago. This means there is a limited supply, and at some point we'll be tapped out. Scientific American editor David Biello explains when the well may run dry

January 16, 2014

NOVA Energy Lab

Help design energy systems that meet demand and save the greatest amount of carbon emissions for the least amount of money

January 14, 2014
China Mulls National Pollution Permit Trading System

China Mulls National Pollution Permit Trading System

China will look into establishing a nation-wide trading system for pollution permits as part of efforts to use market mechanisms to help clean up its environment, the country's top environment official said.

January 10, 2014
U.S. Senators Look to Revive Climate Debate in Congress

U.S. Senators Look to Revive Climate Debate in Congress

Two of the U.S. Senate's biggest environmental boosters have launched a drive to revive the issue of climate change in Congress and defend President Barack Obama's climate action plan against opposition from Republicans.

January 9, 2014
Climate Change Could Cause Deep Water Die-Off

Climate Change Could Cause Deep Water Die-Off

By 2100, climate change could be responsible for a massive die-off on the ocean floor, due to a paucity of nutrients floating down from the surface. Christopher Intagliata reports.

January 7, 2014
Airlines Cancel Flights as Cold Hobbles Operations

Airlines Cancel Flights as Cold Hobbles Operations

Airlines canceled more than 4,400 flights on Monday as extreme cold in the U.S. Midwest and Northeast froze fuel lines to airplanes and posed exposure hazards for employees working on the tarmac.

January 6, 2014
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Help Us Reforest the Mississippi River Valley