Urban leaders must work with researchers to solve real human problems
The decade-long, bipartisan program was aimed at reducing reliance on ethanol from food crops
Very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe.
Emails reveal administration officials want to shelve environmental policies to speed oil and gas development
The Cerrado is the most threatened biome in Brazil, environmentalists proclaim
Sanderlings, red knots and ruddy turnstones failed to breed this year along the Arctic island’s east coast due to record snow cover
Wine book author Kevin Begos explains that just a few varieties of wine grapes dominate the industry, which leaves them vulnerable to potentially catastrophic disease outbreaks.
Brett Kavanaugh has been skeptical of EPA authority to regulate carbon emissions
Without action, the industry could jeopardize the Paris Agreement’s global climate target
Acting administrator and coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, or another nominee for the chief spot, will face tough review
Researchers show where to release sulfur aerosols into the atmosphere with the least chance of causing droughts or flooding rains
Visitors can see and learn about sharks and their environment in the new "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" facility at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium.
Most invertebrates get smaller on average in cities, although a few very mobile species respond to urbanization by growing.
Executives address methane leaks and public trust
Forest cover losses were the second worst on record, after only 2016, with implications for climate mitigation
The judges’ remarks could pressure the agency to repeal or replace the plan to rein in carbon emissions
A new analysis maps residents’ carbon dioxide emissions in 13,000 cities, revealing some unanticipated results
Many people assume only male birds do the singing. But females also sing in at least 660 species and perhaps many more.
Plugging those leaks would be a cost-effective way to slow the rate of warming, experts say
Researchers tested the hearing of beluga whales in an Alaskan bay and found that they seem to have suffered little hearing loss due to ocean noise. Christopher Intagliata reports.