The move sets up a clash with the EPA
Remote communities have integrated renewables into their diesel-based power grids with more success than anywhere else
Animal Planet's series The Zoo shows viewers the biological, veterinary and conservation science at a modern zoo.
The pipeline would bring more than 800,000 barrels per day of heavy crude from Canada's oil sands into Nebraska
The administration’s proposed budget takes aim at ecosystem and climate tracking efforts across agencies
Several U.S. states have adopted Obama’s Clean Power Plan, but legal threats to it could result in ongoing crop losses as smog accumulates
Dozens of California communities have seen recent rates of childhood lead poisoning exceed those of Flint, Mich.
What caused the hole in the ozone layer? And how has science helped us begin to shrink the hole?
Scientists are figuring out how to detect a tsunami-generating earthquake’s unique, fast-traveling sound waves
In fewer than a dozen generations bumblebee-pollinated plants were coaxed to develop traits that made them even more pleasing to the bees. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The pathogen with a near 100 percent mortality rate could wipe out amphibian species already decimated by habitat loss
Oil palm has a reputation as an environmental menace. Can the latest genetic research change that?
For every two species lost in a grassland, the remaining flowers there bloomed a day earlier—on par with changes due to rising global temperatures. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Changes by automakers and the White House would leave some states with more polluting gas-guzzlers, and others with efficient vehicles
The country has lost faith in nuclear power
Exposure to specific microbes when an infant is less than a year old seems to have a protective effect against the child's eventual acquisition of asthma.
Geologists unearth signs of major volcanic events stretching back 3 billion years
It marks five consecutive years of CO2 increases of at least 2 parts per million, an unprecedented rate of growth
Demolishing dams helps many fish but threatens waters where some native species shelter from drought and invasive predators
His new book, New York 2140, explores the interplay of climate change and global finance on a warmer, wetter future world