Carcasses of bottlenose dolphins are washing up on U.S. East Coast beaches from New Jersey to Virginia at a higher than normal pace, with more than 120 dead animals discovered since June, local and federal officials said on Thursday...
Manhattan, an island with miles of waterfront, will finally get its own beach. Just minutes from Wall Street, the Empire State Building and other landmarks that define New York City, a playground of sand and surf will be created out of a strip of fenced-off wasteland in the southern tip of the island...
TransCanada Corp on Thursday said it would move ahead with Canada's largest-ever pipeline, expanding the scale of its $12 billion plan to ship oil sands crude in the West to refiners on its east coast and beyond as its U.S.-bound Keystone XL line stalls in Washington...
Scientists in South Korea have developed a new robot that is modeled on the traits of crabs, to help gather data in underwater exploration.
Viable solar energy has been a long-sought after goal, but with new and affordable technologies, we might soon be able to make the switch
Lost gas proves a slippery figure for scientists, industry and government
Coal use continues to rise despite recent announcements that development banks will no longer fund the technology
Thousands of leaks from natural gas pipelines are exacerbating climate change
Ford Motor Co, the second-largest U.S. automaker, will offer this fall an F-150 pickup truck that can run on compressed natural gas to take advantage of the resurgence in truck demand.
A new study suggests human activity could, in theory, bring about the end of most life on Earth
By Agnieszka Barteczko and Henning Gloystein WARSAW/LONDON (Reuters) - Poland, one of the heaviest polluters in Europe, will become even dirtier now that its shale gas ambitions have faded and it turns to cheap domestic lignite coal to secure its energy supply...
Tiny plastic beads from beauty products are showing up in North America's Great Lakes, and an environmental group is calling upon companies to stop using the plastic particles.
China plans to invest 2.3 trillion yuan ($375 billion) in energy saving and emission-reduction projects in the five years through 2015 to clean up its environment, the China Daily newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing a senior government official...
Enbridge Energy Partners LP has begun a new round of dredging on the Kalamazoo River, Michigan, to clean up oil from a huge pipeline spill in 2010, the U.S.
By Richard Valdmanis and Valerie Volcovici CAMBRIDGE, Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Delivering her first speech as the top U.S.
Pollution problems from the past rise to the surface, thanks to climate change
An oil spill that has blackened beaches at a Thai holiday island was having an extreme impact on tourism and could spread to the coast of the mainland and affect the fishing industry, officials and an environmental group said on Tuesday...
Two experiments are testing the viability of sequestering emissions in porous layers of hard rock
Travel by car has been declining for several years now
Companies and public health agencies are trying to develop low-toxic and inexpensive—yet powerful and long-lasting—new insecticides