But it's not going to be easy for many species The world is clobbering coral reefs, home to 25 percent of all marine species. Agricultural runoff pollutes the water around them; coastal developments tear
Artist Sarah Hall’s collection of glass facades are beautiful and good for the environment! A cathedral in Saskatoon, Saskatechewan recently installed stained glass windows embedded with solar panels will
You may not have heard of Ruaha. Situated in southern Tanzania, it's one of Africa's best kept secrets. It's a region, a river, a national park and, increasingly, a problem. Put simply, the Ruaha problem
Like something straight out of Dune, but the boring, terraforming parts. Five German scientists have proposed a new strategy for mitigating the effects of climate change: turn coastal deserts into forests.
Rioting behavior isn't so different from shopping behavior--an insight researchers want to use to keep riots at bay. After riots tore across London in 2011, a team of researchers from University College
From a UN-distributed high-minded do-gooder machine to a middle-class western kid's alternate Christmas present: a cheap Android tablet. In 2005, Nicholas Negroponte, who previous founded MIT's Media founded
Eczema can leave children prone to developing food allergies in later life by allowing their immune systems to be primed incorrectly. A new study has shown that eczema causes the barrier formed by the
To wear, or not to wear, a hat when it is cold? Claudia Hammond trawls through studies plunging people into freezing water and seeing what Patagonian locals do. To wear, or not to wear, a hat when cold
New research puts the costs of economic development in stark relief Heavy pollution in northern China has cut average life expectancy there by at least five years, according to a study published Monday.
Across the Midwestern corn belt, a familiar battle has resumed, hidden in the soil. On one side are tiny, white larvae of the corn rootworm. On the other side are farmers and the insect-killing arsenal
The final episode of our series on the clean technologies that will set us free Our series follows Editor-in-Chief Jacob Ward on a trip across the country and around the world to see firsthand the ideas
International Energy Agency says growth in clean electricity is a positive sign, but urges industrialized nations to do more Electricity generated from renewable energy is expected to grow by 40 percent
Why the White House's proposals for curbing pollution may be mostly smoke and mirrors President Barack Obama gave a high-profile speech this afternoon at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, to announce
At a speech at Georgetown University, he laid out the basics for how the country will combat climate change--whether or not Congress helps. "We don't have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society,"
Science News With his jacket off on a sweltering afternoon, President Barack Obama Tuesday unveiled a strategy to slow the effects of climate change so that future generations will have a cleaner and stable
President Obama unveiled a sweeping plan Tuesday designed to deal with climate change. For the first time, carbon emissions from power plants would be regulated. The policy, which can be implemented by
Update at 2:38 p.m. ET. Obama Lays Out Plan: In an address at Georgetown University in Washington, President Obama laid out a sweeping new plan to address climate change. As expected, Obama said his plan
Efforts to improve the quality of our air could be causing more hurricanes as a sideeffect, according to a new study. Researchers from the Met Office established a direct link between levels of industrial