It remains to be seen whether his famously gloomy prediction is truly wrong or merely postponed
A new study from the Earth Institute at Columbia University says there’s more seismic activity around the Big Apple than previously thought. Researchers also say they discovered a new active fault line running from Stamford, Conn., 25 miles (40.2 kilometers) west toward the Hudson River...
Does the flickering of CFL bulbs cause headaches?
Dairy-free cheese alternatives that are good for the environment
More than 2,000 times the entire annual energy consumption of the U.S. is available deep underground
Things could get uglier for desert flowers looking to bloom in May--and for the region's water supply, year-round
Community-based tourism is a new trend that allows travelers to experience a country while leaving a minimal footprint
Far from being a weak and unimportant sense, our odor-detecting ability is surprisingly acute and shapes our social interactions in ways we do not consciously realize
Quick-lube chains say 3,000 miles, auto manufacturers recommend 5,000 to 7,500 miles and synthetic oil companies, 10,000. How often do you really need to change the oil in your car?
In a time of rising gas prices (well, actually falling at present but still more expensive than last year), many consumers are searching for ways to cut fuel costs.
The world is getting thirstier, and drier. More than 2,500 experts from around the world will discuss the issues facing one of the world's most precious natural resources at World Water Week this week in Stockholm, from the millions of gallons of water hidden inside biofuels to the ongoing scandal of poor sanitation...
This hurricane season's sixth storm, known as Tropical Storm Fay, will be the first to hit Florida. And it will likely reach hurricane strength before striking the Florida Keys.
Fertilizer runoff and fossil-fuel use lead to massive areas in the ocean with scant or no oxygen, killing large swaths of sea life and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage
Products for making indoor air smell fresh or laundry smell clean may include volatile chemical compounds technically considered to be pollutants. Adam Hinterthuer reports
Biology -- Repellents -- Materials -- Neuropsychology
Letters to the editor on environmental economics, the color of alien plants, and nuclear smuggling
The world’s major auto companies have yet to bring an electric vehicle (EV) to market and keep it there for long. Some drivers, however, taunted by stratospheric gasoline prices, have taken matters into their own hands...
Cleaner than clean energy: BioSolar creates new plastic backing for photovoltaic cells out of cotton and castor beans rather than petroleum products
Using Google's ranking system--pages are important based on how many other pages link to them--ecologists can figure out which species really hold an ecosystem together. Adam Hinterthuer reports...
The Universe in a Nutshell -- Lost Tribes -- Science and Romance in China