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Colorado, New Mexico get $15 million in Southwest Chief aid

A federal grant has breathed more than $15 million for new railway and rehabilitation for Amtrak's troubled Southwest Chief through southeast …

Rare 70-Million-Year-Old Baby Dinosaur Fossil Airlifted Out of New Mexico Desert

The National Guard recently airlifted a rare baby dinosaur fossil, estimated to be 70 million years old, out of "desert wilderness" in northwestern …

Rare Baby Dinosaur Fossil Rescued By A Blackhawk Helicopter

It’s not often you get to a see a dinosaur catch a ride with a helicopter. The full skeletal remains of a young Pentaceratops have been airlifted by …

‘New Mexico is not New Jersey:’ EPA’s new ozone rule gets another opponent

New Mexico is one of the most topographically diverse states in the country — from arid Chihuahuan Desert regions to sections in the cool Sangre de Christo Mountains climbing 13,000 feet and forming the southern subrange of the Rockies.<p>It’s a big reason the New Mexico Environment Department under …

Interesting Photo of the Day: New Mexico Star Trails

Shiprock, the imposing rock formation in the high-desert plain of the Navajo Nation in San Juan County, New Mexico, has been the backdrop for many …

New Mexico is growing an industry, one brew at a time

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Richard Weber, a native of the Bronx, was working on aircraft power systems for Allied Signal in New Jersey until he was laid off …

Beer

Will New Mexico Lose Its Last Wild River?

On a humid, blue-skied morning in July, Jarrod Swackhamer led a tiny group through the cottonwood and black walnut trees and open fields along …

Water

The US coal industry is determined to make its demise long, slow, and painful

<i>Editor’s note: This article is part a series of stories by Inside Climate News reporters exploring the future of the coal industry, Coal’s Long Goodbye: Dispatches From the War on Carbon.</i><p>When Duke Energy announced a billion-dollar plan to shut down a 50-year-old coal power plant, switching the …

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Supreme Court rules against EPA on mercury emissions, but we're still winning the war on coal.

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against one of the Obama administration’s primary battle victories in the so-called war on coal. The court decided …

Coal wasn’t the main source of American electricity for one month this year, for the first time ever

The industrial revolution was powered by massive heaps of coal, burned to produce the steam and then the electricity that helped forge the Western world’s way of life.<p>And so, in many places, it has remained. The US, the UK, China and India are just a few of the economies still heavily reliant on …

SaskPower unveils world’s first carbon capture coal plant

SaskPower officially opened the world's first commercial-scale, coal-fired power plant equipped with carbon capture and storage technology on Thursday, with expectations the facility will generate global opportunities for Saskatchewan's state-owned utility.<p>After Alberta Premier Jim Prentice …

In Texas, a coal mine opens to power Mexico

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This Power Plant Set Out to Prove Coal Can Be Clean. Did It Work?

Canada's Boundary Dam is getting promising results on carbon capture, but success is hardly a guarantee for similar projects.<p>On a chilly, open plain in Saskatchewan, clean coal is getting its first big trial. The Boundary Dam power plant fired up last October, promising to generate enough …

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Obama Rejects Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

After seven years of political wrangling, President Obama has finally rejected the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a proposed infrastructure project that …

Climate

Wayward Satellites Repurposed to Test General Relativity

Two satellites that were accidentally launched into the wrong orbit will be repurposed to make the most stringent test to date of a prediction made …

There's Physics Behind These Cool Wind Tunnel Skydiving Acrobatics

A hardy band of Czech wind tunnel enthusiasts hover and flip in a dazzling display of acrobats inside Prague’s Skydive Arena, in this video from the …

Physics

Miniaturizable magnetic resonance

Microscopic gem the key to new development in magnetic lab-on-a-chip technology<p>A garnet crystal only one micrometre in diameter was instrumental in a …

Polish students got a physics exercise that asked them to push Syrian refugees off a raft

A middle school physics exercise caused a storm in Poland, after reports surfaced that a teacher asked his students to calculate how many Syrian refugees they would have to push off a raft, in order to reach Greece.<p>The teacher, Grzegorz Nowik, dictated this problem to private school students in the …

P vs. NP -- The most notorious problem in theoretical computer science remains open

In the 1995 Halloween episode of <i>The Simpsons</i>, Homer Simpson finds a portal to the mysterious Third Dimension behind a bookcase, and desperate to …

Hurting Canadian oil producers signal further cuts to come | Reuters

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian energy companies, especially those at higher cost oil sands producers, are signaling they will cut capital spending for a second straight year in 2016 as they adjust to a painful new reality of oil near $40 a barrel.<p>Pipelines carrying steam to wellheads and …

Obama’s Keystone XL reasoning clashes with OPEC’s dark reality

It was bad enough for U.S. President Barack Obama to disparage Canadian crude as "dirtier" than the alternatives when he rejected the Keystone XL pipeline last week. Mr. Obama's contention that Keystone "would not increase America's energy security" constituted another myth that needs shattering.<p>No …

'No' Is Not an Energy Plan

There's a question I get often when it comes to leadership. The question is this: "What makes a great leader?"<p>It's simple. Be willing to make decisions and accept the consequences. Take into account all the information available, and make a call. That's the most important quality in a good leader. …

Massive New Proposed Federal Coal Leases Sound Alarm Bells

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has just made an under-the-radar decision that threatens to set back U.S. progress on clean energy and climate change. President Obama has made some big steps forward on clean energy, including the Clean Power Plan, which will reduce carbon pollution from power …

11 maps that explain energy in America

Most people don't give too much thought to where their electricity comes from. Flip a switch, and the lights go on. That's all. The origins of that energy, or how it actually got into our homes, is generally hidden from view.<p>Yet the makeup of America's energy infrastructure matters enormously — …

Renewable Energy