Vicious circle of drought and forest loss in the Amazon

Logging that happens today and potential future rainfall reductions in the Amazon could push the region into a vicious dieback circle. If dry seasons...

Scientists map seawater threat to California Central Coast aquifers

Using Earth-imaging technologies, scientists have studied the intrusion of saltwater into freshwater aquifers along the California coast.

DOE may be prime target for Trump budget cutters.

Energy Department insiders say spending cuts in President Trump's budget have been very closely held, known only to Secretary Rick Perry (pictured) and a...

Coalition colleagues urge Malcolm Turnbull to head off energy crisis.

Prime minister told to adopt a domestic gas reservation policy to deal with forecast LNG shortages <!--><!--><!--><!--> A wind turbine nacelle at Capital Wind Farm in...

Pruitt's political friends come to lobby.

Glenn Coffee and Crystal Coon, both associates from U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's political days in Oklahoma, have registered to lobby in Washington. Photo...

Native American groups take oil pipeline protests to White House.

By Valerie Volcovici | WASHINGTON...

Anti-fracking protesters take government to court in Lancashire.

Activists will challenge permission granted to Cuadrilla for test fracking sites near Blackpool as pressure mounts over the cost of policing the protests <!--><!--><!--><!--> Nana Cheryl...

The problem with gas: Why it's so expensive and we risk of running out...

Gas prices have gone through the roof, and now we're hearing we could run out of it. So how did we get here? It is by...

Hundreds of millions of British aid 'wasted' on overseas climate change projects.

Serious questions are raised today over hundreds of millions of pounds of British taxpayers’ money being ‘wasted’ on climate change projects such as an...

A Silicon Valley train gets stuck.

By THE EDITORIAL BOARDMarch 13, 2017President Trump’s promise to repair crumbling roads, bridges, railways and other public works is off to a terrible start. Before his administration...

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Why Reagan's vaunted 'starve the beast' plan failed.

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Final notice.

From: The Earth To: The people of Washington, DC, and particularly to the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue This is a letter to inform you...

Species’ traits influenced their response to recent climate change

Using ISI Web of Knowledge we conducted a systematic literature search of all relevant articles—published between 1990 and 2015—that reported an observed change in...

China’s plan to cut shipping emissions

Every year, over 60% of the world’s seaborne cargoes and 30% of the world’s shipping containers pass through China’s ports, creating an air pollution problem Beijing...