The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land smashed into the Philippines on Friday, forcing more than a million people to flee, flooding villages and raising fears of widespread casualties...
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Once a clear environmental leader, the European Union is likely to set a more cautious tone for the global debate on a U.N.
Unique turbines that float on the surface rather than rest on the seafloor can be placed in deeper waters
An investigation claims to have turned up evidence of polonium poisoning in the death of the Palestinian leader but draws no certain conclusions
Reducing trans fat in foods could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7,000 deaths from heart disease each year
On a global level, the popular "footprint" metric used to measure people’s ecological impact may not be very a useful after all
Exactly how much natural aerosols from volcanoes and sea spray cool the climate remains an elusive question
A billion-dollar scheme to reduce household emissions in the Czech Republic costs five times as much per ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) as some European industries need to spend to achieve the same cuts, government data showed...
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Thursday it expected neutral El Niño weather conditions to persist in the Northern Hemisphere through spring.
Brazil's greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) fell 4.9 percent in 2012 as declining deforestation rates and a drought-induced drop in cattle herds outweighed increased emissions from the energy sector, an independent study showed on Thursday...
South Korea should reduce its reliance on nuclear power as advised by a working group last month but should clarify how many new reactors will be added in absolute terms, participants at a public congressional hearing said on Thursday...
A proposed bill would require the NSF to justify awards using criteria including economic competitiveness and national defense
Despite political challenges, engineered primates could be better disease models than mice
Infants that would later be diagnosed with the disorder began to avoid eye contact at two months of age
An online ranking that compares the performance of academics across all fields found that Karl Marx is the most influential scholar and Edward Witten is the most influential scientist
Researchers have measured the extent of the historic meteor’s damage and calculated the asteroid’s precise trajectory
A new core from Antarctica could conceivably stretch the climate record back 1.5 million years
Voters in three Colorado communities have decided to suspend or ban an oil and gas production process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, according to unofficial election returns on Wednesday...
The fallout from a 2011 food-borne illness outbreak highlights food safety challenges and gaps in regulation