(Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s tariff on imported solar panels has led U.S. renewable energy companies to cancel or freeze investments of more than $2.5 billion in large installation projects, along
The region has yielded a trove of archaeological finds in the past and may border a new continent 50 million years in the future. 2 Minute Read Mai Mahiu-Narok road, in a region just west of Nairobi, used
Around 260 million years, the earth was dominated by mammal-like reptiles called therapsids. The largest of these therapsids were the dinocephalians, a genus composed of several herbivorous and carnivorous
Two years ago, former NASA climate scientist James Hansen and a number of colleagues laid out a dire scenario in which gigantic pulses of fresh water from melting glaciers could upend the circulation the
Arctic Dispatches, part 1: The past winter was the warmest on record in the Arctic, putting a lifestyle that has endured for millennia at risk: ‘The magnitude of change is utterly unprecedented’ A few
Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.
Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame. That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of University
Credit: Isabel Houghton and J.R. Strickler Each night, all over the ocean, swarms of animals wriggle and kick their way from deep below the waves to feed at the surface. Each creature is tiny — less than
Carbon-free fusion power could be ‘on the grid in 15 years’ The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on grid
Researchers say it’s a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper
On January 5, 2018, a paper published in the journal Science delivered a sobering message: The oxygenation of open oceans and coastal seas has been steadily declining during the past half century. The
Think "renewable energy" and the wind and sun come to mind, but someday it may be possible to add ocean energy to that list. The fledgling wave energy industry is getting a boost from the federal government.
Here's what you need to know about the situation in South Dakota. Sometime before 6 a.m. local time, operators noticed that pressure had dropped in a pipeline capable of pumping 590,000 barrels of crude
Whatever your weather’s been like this week, you can probably expect the opposite for the rest of winter
It’s definitely looking like a La Niña year. If you live in the eastern U.S. and love having those four distinct seasons, you’re probably hoping this past week was a harbinger of a truly wintery winter,