Conservation & Green Economy
The U.S. Coast Guard reopened the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans after a weekend oil spill.
If everything goes according to plan, the solar panels at Santa Fe's Genoveva Chavez Community Center could be installed by the end of this year.
Almond farmers in California are letting orchards dry up and in some case tearing out their trees because of the drought.
Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration's sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.
U.S. Transportation and railway officials announced a joint initiative Friday aimed at improving the safety of delivering crude oil across the nation by train.
Global Forest Watch allows users to watch and track deforestation all over the world -- like Google Earth, but with deforestation data, curated maps and in-depth reporting.
The Earth clearly is gaining heat, but how the energy imbalance is affected by greenhouse gases, changes to the sun's output, natural climatic fluctuations and increases in particulate remain subjects of intense scientific study.
A Nebraska judge on Wednesday struck down a law that allowed the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline to proceed through the state.
Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the severely polluted Hanford nuclear weapons production site, has been fired -- the second whistle-blower fired by URS Corp. in recent months.
President Obama plans to develop a new round of regulations to reduce carbon emissions from heavy-duty trucks.
Environmental groups were pleased with N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory's statement that Duke Energy must "move" ash ponds like the one that spilled into the Dan River earlier this month.
Kentucky is launching five industrial hemp projects that include studying the renewable-energy potential of the crop.
At least 10 times since 2008, freight trains hauling oil across North America have derailed and spilled significant quantities of crude, with most of the accidents touching off fires or catastrophic explosions.
Secretary of State John Kerry said that urgent global action is needed to combat climate change.
President Obama during a stop in Fresno on Friday vowed to focus government help on dealing with California's drought.