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Obama’s new gaseous release: A strategy to cut back on methane

The White House released its strategy to cut methane emissions this morning — President Obama’s latest sashay around Congress to pursue climate …

He may talk big on deforestation, but it turns out Ahnold is the tree terminator

Hasta la vista, trees! If you thought it was bad when Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor, just wait til you hear what’s happened now that he’s an …

Climate Change Deniers Win in the Battle to (Not) Address Global Warming

Scientists don’t usually play into dramatics, but earlier this month The American Association for the Advancement of Science practically shouted from …

Eighteen-Year-Old Invents Device That Can Charge Your Cell Phone in 20 Seconds

It’s hard enough being tied to your cell phone without having to worry about getting the “Low Battery Icon of Death” right in the middle of an …

Rigs to Reefs: Exploring the Future of Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms in California

<i>Emily Callahan (right) and I at Scripps Institution of Oceanography</i><p>California's horizon has been speckled by oil and gas platforms since the 1950s. Although these towering, distant objects bring in over $2 billion in annual oil revenue to the state of California, many local residents complain that …

Oceans

Climate Change Already Impacting ‘All Continents’ According To New International Report

The next big report from an ongoing international effort to nail down the science of climate change will be released on Monday. According to the …

Wind Power Costs are Almost Exactly the Same as Natural Gas, New Study Shows

The electricity costs of wind energy and natural gas are virtually identical when the price of carbon emissions is included, according to a new study …

Renewable Energy