When the going got tough due one of with worst droughts in a century, the parched Texas city of Wichita Falls got going with its program to recycle sewage water for drinking. The city this month opened the spigots on a $13 million system that mixes 5 million gallons a day of treated waste water with area lake water to keep drinking water flowing for its 105,000 residents...
The heat was driven by hot ocean surface temperatures
Hundreds of thousands of acres of forest are burning in Oregon and Washington, forcing evacuations
The Taiwan military was collecting and distributing sandbags to guard against possible flooding on Tuesday as a typhoon bore down on the island after brushing the Philippines. Typhoon Matmo, a category-two cyclone on Tropical Storm Risk's scale of one to five, was approaching from the southeast and was expected to strengthen until it hits on Tuesday night and moves on to China...
At test sites, the exposure of rock by ants accelerated the absorption of atmospheric CO 2 by the rock by as much as 335 times compared with ant-free areas. David Biello reports
A link between heat and the painful stones means increased chances under global warming
A new agreement between China and the U.S. may stimulate research on capturing CO2 pollution
Coffee cooperatives had been lobbying for the approval after the government said it would no longer allow farmers to use another product, endolsulfan, to prevent the beetle from damaging crops...
Different types of weather drive Republicans and Democrats to search for climate change information
Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) could be a key technology option in reducing carbon dioxide emissions from the world's fossil fuel power plants.
A super typhoon slammed into China on Friday killing one person, as the government ordered an all-out effort to prevent loss of life from a storm that has already killed at least 64 people in the Philippines...
In nine years of battling wildfires across the Western United States, Edmund Howick has mourned a fallen fellow firefighter and hiked a mountain hauling nearly 100 pounds (45 kg) of equipment on his back to escape a blaze that heralded its advance with a roar...
Factors such as development, population growth and globalization are likely to blame, but the report suggests that we have learned from past disasters
Augmented and virtual reality games focused on the environment are increasingly making their way into schools
Understanding how ocean gases are pumped into the upper atmosphere could help predict and even regulate our future world environment
A survey reveals that nearly two thirds of young scientists in the field have experienced sexual harassment
The statewide average temperature for the first six months of 2014 was 1.1 degree F warmer than it has been for the past 120 years of records
Of all the things to be leaking methane on Staten Island in New York City—corroded gas pipes, sewers, the Fresh Kills dump—who would have suspected the mail truck?
Smart cars that can save drivers' lives as well as fuel