BIG CREEK, Calif. — Nestled high in the Sierra mountains among the pine and fir trees, a little-known man-made wonder may help resolve a pressing energy concern: how to store wind and sun power that the
Rules set by Nichols' agency are among the strictest environmental laws in the nation. Visionary quotas have been set under her reign to increase the percentage of new cars sold that are ZEV's, that is,
A move from transit-rich New York to car-crazy Los Angeles prompted Manuela White to spend more than $17,000 on a used Toyota Corolla sight unseen with just a click on her laptop. White, 25, purchased
Hillary Clinton praises the rule while condemning ‘Republican doubters and defeatists.’ President Barack Obama set the stage on Sunday for the release of the nation’s most ambitious environmental regulation
Iran is enduring a "heat index" of nearly 72C while Iraq has called a public holiday due to the sweltering temperatures Iran is buckling under the pressure of a massive heatwave passing across the Middle
Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch think it's going to get a lot worse. "We view the unprecedented drought in California as a harbinger of the coming global water crisis," BAML strategists wrote
On the outskirts of Los Angeles, in a nondescript laboratory, a man in a yellow T-shirt and helmet sits on a stationary motorcycle, looking intently ahead. The bike's back wheel is spinning and a long
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The world’s most famous climate scientist just outlined an alarming scenario for our planet’s future
By Chris Mooney Chris Mooney Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment. Email Bio Follow This story has been updated. The new paper by Hansen and colleagues can be read online here.
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Wildlife Images of the shrinking Aral Sea in Central Asia acquired by NASA satellites on August 25, 2000 (l) and August 19, 2014. The Aral Sea was once the world’s fourth largest lake, but has lost most
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