Minerals used in electronics are found on the seafloor, but disturbing them could release carbon
A proof-of-concept study got transgenic tobacco plants to make a useful enzyme in their chloroplasts, not nuclei, minimizing chances for transfer to other organisms.
Rains from the system will prolong the already historic flooding along the Mississippi
Storm surge and torrential rains will bring flooding to Louisiana and potentially tax levees
High-risk design trials could create super-efficient vehicles
Climate change is already rotting archaeological sites in the Arctic, and Norse Viking-era settlements are at high risk
The address also included inaccurate claims on the state of U.S. air quality
The dire predictions of a recent USGS study on sea level rise were removed from the agency’s release
The right trees, planted in the right locations, could store 205 gigatons of carbon dioxide
Resilient fuels and innovative reactors could enable a resurgence of nuclear power
Scientists raced to study whether the scorching temperatures last week were linked to global warming
Halving the amount of aerosols injected into the atmosphere could reduce global temperatures and temper side effects
New formulations deliver nourishment on demand
Players face higher health risks, while the timing and location of games may change
Advanced solvents and enzymes are transforming woody wastes into better biodegradable plastics
The policy, the first such in the nation, is aimed at reducing the state’s emissions from transportation
Mining giant Rio Tinto made a high-profile pledge to improve the ecology of its ilmenite sites in Madagascar in cooperation with conservation scientists. Then its bottom line began to suffer...
Climate change once again received relatively little attention on the debate stage
Males that allow females to take food right out of their mouths are more likely to sire offspring with their dining companions.
The brief mentions were not enough to satisfy environmentalists pushing for a climate-focused debate