Industry experts argue old reactors could last another 50 years, or more.
E-mails and documents have been taken from the University of East Anglia.
According to the United Nations's Food and Agriculture Organization, overall tropical deforestation rates this decade are 8.5 percent higher than during the 1990s
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?
Access to contraception could tackle global warming, says United Nations.
Polar region was unexpectedly warm between ice ages.
Tree ring expert Kevin Anchukaitis, of the tree ring lab at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, part of Columbia University's Earth Institute, talks about the information available in tree rings...
World leaders agree on one thing: there is not enough time left before the December meeting in Copenhagen to negotiate a binding treaty to combat climate change
Growing crops in city skyscrapers would use less water and fossil fuel than outdoor farming, eliminate agricultural runoff, and provide fresh food
Using goats to control forest brush may seem like a novel idea, but it has been around as long as grazing animals have roamed the planet
A new theory suggests that algae might be to blame for the Earth's greatest mass extinctions. David Biello reports
The "new energy" economy rolls forward even as hopes for an international deal to combat climate change at Copenhagen shift into reverse.
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Can geoengineering buy time to combat climate change?
Local governments vow to press ahead with emissions reductions regardless of the outcome at the upcoming international Copenhagen talks. Can those efforts carry the day?
Forward-thinking experts are getting a better handle on the growing global water shortage and coming up with innovative approaches to ensuring the security, safety and sustainability of this resource...
Australia is at the forefront of a global water crisis. Some of the management lessons learned there could help bail out California and other parched regions before they meet the same fate...
Breathing dirty air may have serious effects on cognition, in children and adults