Conservation & Green Economy
A U.N. tribunal has ordered Russia to immediately release a Greenpeace ship and its crew in return for a $5 million bond.
Disputes over aid to developing nations and when countries will set greenhouse gas targets threatened to sink U.N. climate talks on the final day on Friday.
A new research report by Environment Ohio, a nonprofit environmental advocacy group, says Ohio's renewable energy laws are working by fine-tuning energy consumption and savings for consumers.
Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel was the first of 30 Greenpeace activists arrested by Russia two months ago to be freed on bail Wednesday.
Global warming, also called climate change, continues to be a divisive issue in America, a new poll suggests.
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.