Conservation & Green Economy
Years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's pump-as-you-please policy toward groundwater.
Climate change, drought and catastrophic wildfires threaten iconic Lake Tahoe on the California-Nevada border.
A growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies that release large amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
A California billionaire environmentalist is spending millions to attack Florida Gov. Rick Scott as a friend of polluters and utility companies.
As other states ban landfills from accepting low-level radioactive waste, up to 36 tons of the sludge already rejected by two other states was slated to arrive in Michigan late last week.
Respiratory illnesses, water quality, and mosquito- and rodent-related diseases will worsen across Los Angeles County in the next few decades because of climate change, according to two reports released Monday.
Kentucky's economy has come to depend heavily on coal mining and on the cheap electricity for industry that burning coal provides.
About 69 percent of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on fossil fuels and soot pollution, a new study finds.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming, and will get drilling rights in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
The U.S. badly lags the rest of the developed world in addressing climate change and generating renewable energy, former President Jimmy Carter said.
When villagers in Gabon ate a chimpanzee found dead in the forest, they unwittingly set off an Ebola outbreak that killed 21 people and 13 gorillas.
A mine in northern Mexico spilled more than half a million gallons of a cyanide solution used in heap-leach gold mining, after heavy rains caused a retaining pond to overflow.
Government scientists are in the Florida Keys this week in hopes of applying 'street view' mapping in marine sanctuaries.
Kellogg will require key suppliers such as farms and mills to measure and publicly disclose their greenhouse gas outputs and targets for reducing them.
The receding shoreline at one of the main reservoirs in the vast Colorado River water system is raising concerns about the future of a network serving a perennially parched region home to 40 million people and 4 million acres of farmland.