Conservation & Green Economy
A Russian court has ruled that nine Greenpeace activists can be freed on bail before their trial for hooliganism, raising hopes that most of the Arctic 30 will be released after two months in prison.
Illinois and northwest Indiana were hit with at least 14 tornadoes over the weekend, the National Weather Service has determined.
A self-healing battery electrode could bring a new generation of lithium ion batteries for electric cars, cell phones and other devices, U.S. researchers say.
A Russian judge refused Monday to free Australian Greenpeace activist Colin Russell, who was among 30 people arrested following a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic, signaling that others also could be kept in jail for three more months pending trial.
NASA's robotic explorer Maven rocketed toward Mars on Monday on a quest to unravel climate-change mysteries on the red planet.
Shares of Renewable Energy Group declined Monday in the wake of a proposal by federal regulators to ease 2014 renewable fuel standard targets.
President Obama said Saturday the United States has made progress on the energy front and is now producing more oil than it imports from other countries.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed a reduction in the amount of ethanol in the U.S. fuel supply for the first time, acknowledging that the biofuel law championed by both parties in 2007 isn't working as well as expected.
The fiscal anchor that is a decade-old program meant to encourage developers to clean and rebuild on polluted land will continue to get heavier and heavier, an environmental group said.
Paul McCartney cited the lyrics of "Back in the USSR" on Thursday as he urged Russian President Putin to release 30 Greenpeace activists who have been detained for nearly two months.
The vast majority of Americans say global warming is real, serious and man-made -- especially in coastal and drought-stricken areas.
Greenhouse gases are making the world's oceans hot, sour and breathless, and the way those changes work together is creating a grimmer outlook for global waters, according to a new report Wednesday.
Poisoned seafood, scorched forests, flooded homes and crumbling bridges are just some of the problems the South can expect as the earth's climate changes and temperatures heat up in future decades, a new report says.
Russia on Tuesday transferred the "Arctic 30" Greenpeace activists by train from the Arctic Circle city of Murmansk, where they had been held since late September, to Saint Petersburg.
U.N. talks on climate change reopened in the aftermath of the "sobering" super typhoon Haiyan and a slew of warnings about extreme weather events to come.