A new report from the Council on Foreign Relations says no, but also that they won't wean the U.S. off of other oil supplies
China's thirst for rubber is destroying the environment--and livelihoods--in Southeast Asia
Despite an abundance of plans and applications, new nuclear reactors outside of Asia are few and far between, which puts nuclear's contribution to fighting greenhouse gas emissions at risk...
Car industry lobbyists are fighting to resist mandates to build more cars capable of burning biofuels
Electric utilities and environmentalists say yes under new plan
Astronomers are finding planets where there were not supposed to be any
High school scientists Sruti Swaminathan, Maia ten Brink, Alyssa Bailey, Moyukh Chatterjee and Fedja Kadribasic, all winners of state competitions sponsored by the American Junior Academy of Sciences, talk about their research...
Six months later, scientists have a better idea the full impact of the December 2008 coal ash spill
The President's program will accelerate increases in fuel economy and impose the first-ever national greenhouse gas emission standards on cars and trucks
A 1985 Westinghouse finalist studied climate change, and now teaches high school physics
In Peru, as glaciers decline and droughts increase, conflict and tension rise
A Skeptic's take on souls, spirits, ghosts, gods, demons, angels, aliens and other invisible powers that be
If you have to replace your gutters, which options have the least impact?
To win support for a bill that would cap greenhouse gas emissions, lobbyists are touting carbon capture and storage technology
As demand grows for faster vehicles with cleaner emissions, engineers are rethinking engines and the fuels that make them go
Pressure from the government to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and toxins has engine-makers taking a closer look at how new fuels combust
Ten researchers, politicians, business executives and philanthropists who have recently demonstrated outstanding commitment to assuring that the benefits of new technologies and knowledge will accrue to humanity...
Astronomers are on the verge of finding other Earths—but still far from knowing whether they are inhabited
Increased protection on the waters around Hawaii may help save these seals
House Democrats have come up with a plan to hand out and auction allowances to emit carbon dioxide