Monday, September 28, 2015
The Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in Omaha, a city in the central U.S. state of Nebraska, has joined efforts with two other U.S. zoos to save 18 elephants living in a southern Africa park from being slaughtered.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
The Alps are the birthplace of downhill skiing and a crucible for mountain climbing -- but now the French government is trying to help their winter tourist towns adapt to a warming world.
Regulators in the U.S. state of California on Friday restored ambitious rules to cut transportation fuel emissions 10 percent within 5 years, a decision that gives the state's Governor Jerry Brown a boost for his climate change agenda.
Environmentalists on Friday asked a federal judge to stop the National Marine Fisheries Service from allowing Hawaii-based fishermen to attribute some of the bigeye tuna they catch to U.S. territories.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Trees, crucial absorbers of climate-harming carbon dioxide gas, may finally be balking at an ever-earlier spring season brought on by global warming, researchers said Wednesday.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Get ready for a rare double feature this weekend, starring our very own moon.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
On the remote rocky shores of the western United States, low tide brings visitors to wave-splashed tide pools to marvel at ocean wonders usually hidden from view.
The volume of waste in landfills, a major source of the potent greenhouse gas methane, was grossly underestimated in the United States in 2012, researchers said Monday.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Making the global switch from climate-altering fossil fuels to renewables by 2050 would require an extra US$1 trillion (880 billion euros) per year, but the bill will be covered by lower energy costs, a Greenpeace report said Monday.
The central U.S. state of Oklahoma has gone from registering two earthquakes a year to nearly two a day and scientists point to a controversial culprit: wastewater injection wells used in fracking.