Filling the modern energy void in poor households creates only a small rise in global warming pollution
Gonzalo caused between $200 million and $400 million in insured losses over the weekend on Bermuda, according to a Boston-based catastrophe modeling company
In one of the towns hardest hit by California's drought, the only way some residents can get water to flush the toilet is to drive to the fire station, hand-pump water into barrels and take it back home...
A late summer science trip in the 49th state
Rick Piltz passed away last Saturday. He spent decades working in the federal government and state government in Texas, and was a prominent whistleblower during the Bush administration.
For decades, makers have used methyl bromide to keep ham free of pests but the chemical is being phased out
Drones could learn more about the inner workings of these destructive storms with less risk
An air-conditioned cabin is the best way to drop a car's fuel efficiency on a hot day. This is true of electric vehicles (EV) as much as it is for gas-guzzlers.
By Nichola Groom (Reuters) - For years, the utilities responsible for providing electricity to the nation have treated residential solar systems as a threat.
By Andrea Shalal and Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs billions of dollars of new equipment including ice-breaking ships, better satellite service and fiber-optic networks as it prepares for climate change and melting ice in the Arctic, a top U.S...
As he contemplates dealing with crumbling shores, melting ice and other changes in the rapidly changing Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp looks back at the rough and tumble New York City of the 1970s for inspiration...
November vote is unlikely to break a political stalemate that has squeezed research funding
The Brazilian government said on Tuesday it has put an environmentally rich area of the Amazon rainforest under federal protection, creating a reserve larger than the U.S.
A very young field of research is trying to measure the costs of oceans growing more acidic
Air quality in New Delhi will deteriorate to "severe" levels this week when Indians set off firecrackers to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights, a government scientist said, leaving many at risk of respiratory problems...
The climate pattern has an outsized impact on the risks of flooding or not in various regions of the world
The international Arctic Council is trying to come up with a plan to deal with changes in the Arctic, an effort the U.S. will lead this year
Perhaps no other city in the United States is as well-suited as New Orleans to wed a scientific discussion of environment with a celebration of the occult.
It was still dark on Kokomo Drive in Sacramento's Natomas district as Paul Brown edged his city-issued Honda Civic past a row of beige stucco houses with tiny front lawns, looking for water wasters...
Conservation groups and energy-development companies have been at odds the last few years over an odd, dancing bird called the greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus).