Alyx Koval

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What Delhi’s air pollution says about India and climate change

NEW DELHI –The thick winter haze that settles over Delhi – a nasty mix of smog, vehicle exhaust and smoke from cooking fires – abated somewhat when President Obama arrived in India this week for talks. A bit of rain came and cleared the air. Even so, the air quality index hovered around 200 when …

Fracking to be banned in national parks, Government concedes

Government u-turn introduces outright ban on fracking in national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty as well as new red tape on shale gas companies<p>Fracking will be banned in national parks and new red tape imposed on shale gas companies, the Government has announced, in a major …

Minnesota Group Works To Help Low-Income Families Go Solar

The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, a 15-year-old organization that’s made increasing access to solar power its mission, is taking that goal one …

Solar Power

Here come the climate trolls: Why the descending blizzard doesn’t disprove global warming

<b>(kmichal/Shutterstock)</b><p>Climate deniers are arguing that Blizzard 2015 proves climate change is a hoax. Here’s why they’re wrong.<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>January 26, 2015 4:04pm (UTC)<p>It is a truth universally acknowledged that, as snow begins to fall on their little corner of the world, Twitter trolls (and …

Climate Change

Top 6 Science Inventions You Probably Haven't Heard Of

<b>High school students from Southeast Asia protect the environment with inventions that challenge the status quo.</b><p>Did you know bamboo can be used to …

Obama Isn't Done Infuriating Republicans With His Environmental Orders

This weekend, President Barack Obama proposed that Congress designate 12.3 million acres of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as a …

Piñatex: A Leather-Like Textile Made From Pineapple Leaves

PIÑATEX \ˈpēnyə teks\<i>n.</i> <b>1 a:</b> A non-woven, leather-like textile derived from the fibers of the pineapple leaf, which is typically discarded after the …

Climate Forecast: More Southwest Droughts and Australian Floods

Global warming will drive La Niña to greater extremes, a new study says—and El Niño too.<p>People living around the Pacific Ocean, including in parts of Asia, Australia, and western North and South America, should expect wilder climate swings in the 21st century.<p>Extreme versions of El Niño and La …

Transmission Line That Could Bring Wind And Solar Power To Millions In West Gets Go-Ahead

On Saturday, the federal government approved a major renewable energy transmission line that could help open up the West to stranded solar and wind …

8 Infinity Pools You Have to See to Believe

From the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the soaring skyscrapers of Singapore, there may be no better way to truly soak in a destination this summer than by lazily lounging beside one of the world's most beautiful infinity swimming pools. While it's impossible to pick a favorite, …

Hong Kong