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
Why isn't there more use of geothermal energy for power plants?
A new material for protecting nuclear fuel could cut down on the risk of explosions. David Biello reports
Rising CO2 levels will also make seawater more acidic
Faulty electrical equipment sparked the 10-day-old forest fire that had threatened the scenic mountain resort of Idyllwild in Southern California before cooler, rainy weather helped crews largely subdue the blaze, fire authorities said on Thursday...
The U.S. Navy said on Friday it would lead the effort to recover four unarmed bombs it was forced to drop in Australia's World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef marine park.
Halliburton Co has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the U.S.
Abnormally dry areas expanded in the U.S. western Corn Belt, including the top crop state of Iowa, over the past week to put much of the corn crop at risk, according to a weekly drought report...
Baby mice exposed in the womb to low doses – but not high doses – of bisphenol A were fatter and had metabolic changes linked to obesity and diabetes, according to a new study
Authorities have evacuated and shut down a section of a national forest outside Los Angeles for at least a week after a ground squirrel was found there infected with the plague, county public health officials said on Thursday...
Monitor animal and plant species in Maine’s Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park area
New research shows that as CO2 levels rise, more carbon escapes from the dirt
The real truth about GMOs
Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions from developing countries will be 127 percent higher than in the world's most developed economies by 2040, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S...