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The U.S. could supply all of California with water if we fixed our leaky pipes

As if California didn’t already have enough water issues to worry about right now, last week Los Angeles lost more than 20 million gallons – a day’s …

Water

Fracking wells at the Pittsburgh airport? Sure — what could go wrong?

Here’s a great idea: You have a fairly new and extremely unregulated technology that’s used to extract a natural resource with a known tendency …

Airports

Living next to natural gas wells is no fun

Driving around the rural back roads of Garfield County, Colo., you don’t see many cars. But one type of vehicle keeps popping up, often the only one …

Oil & Gas Industry

Associated Press News

California Declares State of Emergency Due to Severe Drought

While many parts of the East coast and Midwest are covered in ice and snow, California is suffering from a severe drought and record-breaking high …

Japanese fishermen begin annual slaughter of hundreds of dolphins

Fishermen in Japan began slaughtering hundreds of bottlenose dolphins early on Tuesday morning, campaigners said, despite mounting international calls for the animals to be spared.<p>Members of the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd who are monitoring the annual cull in Taiji, on Japan’s Pacific …

Oldest Human DNA Discovered, Muddles Picture of Our Origin

Scientists have decoded the world’s oldest human DNA sequence, beating the previous record by almost 300,000 years, and at the same time confusing …

Scary Interactive Map Shows Reason For Norway, U.K., And U.S. Announcement On Deforestation Fund

There is financial value in the carbon inside the world’s forests, and some countries announced on Wednesday a new commitment to investing in that …

Iceberg the size of Singapore breaks from Antarctica to roam the ocean

NASA's Earth Observatory says that a vast chunk of ice the size of Singapore has broken away from Antarctica, and may soon start drifting in the Southern Ocean. Named B-31 by the US National Ice Center, the slab of ice is 21 miles by 12 miles in size and now floating in Pine Island Bay, south-west …

Eight more U.S. coal generators bite the dust

The Tennessee Valley Authority plans to shut down eight of its coal-burning generating stations in Alabama and Kentucky. Board members of the …

Fossil Fuels

Meet The Frackers: Author Gregory Zuckerman Profiles Gas Giants In New Book

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which uses a high-pressure stream of water, chemicals and sand to blast through deep layers of shale rock to extract natural gas and oil, has become one of the most contentious energy issues of our time. But who are the people who made the shale boom …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

China Smog Photos Show How Bad Its Air Pollution Problem Has Become

China has a serious smog problem. So much so that the northern city of Harbin, home to about 11 million people, was forced to cancel classes, close down the airport and suspend certain bus routes Monday.<p>According to The Associated Press, fine particulate matter readings taken in Harbin indicate …

Poachers kill 300 elephants with cyanide in 'worst massacre in southern Africa for 25 years'

Last month, we reported that poachers were killing elephants using cyanide in Zimbabwe's 5,660-square mile Hwange National Park, killing at least 41. …

Killer Hornets Leave 41 Dead In Central China

The Shaanxi provincial government said in a statement that the attacks had plagued not only the city of Ankang, where 19 died as reported by the official Xinhua News Agency, but had killed 22 others in two adjacent cities in the province's south.<p>All told, more than 1,600 people have been injured, …

Why BPA Is Bad for Your Fertility

BPA, or bisphenol-A, is a chemical found in some plastics and epoxy resins. If you look for the recycle number 7, you'll know that the plastic you're …

Half of World's Coral Reefs Destroyed in Last 30 Years, According to New Survey

Half of the world’s coral reefs have been destroyed over the past three decades, according to a recent Catlin Seaview Survey (CSS). In a race to …

Climate Change Devastating Ocean Fisherman: ‘Sometimes We’ll Catch 5,000 Pounds Of Jellyfish’

For many U.S. fisherman, there’s no debate about climate change. It’s here, and already majorly impacting their industries.<p>Advertisement<p>In New …

How energy efficient is your city?

Does your city have a plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions dramatically? Is it seeking to reduce car use through bikeshare programs and public …

Molasses Spill In Honolulu Keeps Getting Worse

When 233,000 gallons of molasses first spilled into Honolulu Harbor last week, it was hard to imagine the situation getting much worse. The number of dead fish has surpassed 25,000, $3 billion worth of coral reefs have died, sharks have been spotted in the harbor feeding on the dead fish, and …

In The Wake Of Colorado’s Devastating Floods, 5,250 Gallons Of Crude Oil Spill Into Major River

After historic floods ravaged Colorado late last week, the state is now facing serious long-term consequences. The Denver Post reported on Wednesday …

Western black rhino officially extinct

The western black rhino has officially become extinct, reports CNN. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, which compiles …