April 21-27, 2014

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 07:24 AM PDT

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Although most Americans once regarded climate change as "an issue about polar bears or maybe Bangladesh," a new survey suggests that attitudes are evolving, The New York Times reported.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 02:30 AM PDT

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Bucking the global trend of glacial decline, some glaciers in the Himalayas mountain range have gained a small amount of mass between 1999 and 2008, according to new research.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 02:24 AM PDT

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

More than half of 82 species of coral being reviewed for inclusion under the Endangered Species Act "more likely than not" would go extinct by 2100 if climate policies and technologies aren't drastically...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 04:48 PM PDT

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

The American chestnut could get a new lease on life a century after a fungus killed it off, now that scientists have developed a genetically hardier version of the iconic tree.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 04:33 PM PDT

World Powers Prep for Very Cold War in Arctic

World Powers Prep for Very Cold War in Arctic

The big debate by military powers isn't about whether global warming is real but about how its effects can be exploited in the Arctic for military maneuvers and shipping lanes.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 09:09 AM PDT

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 09:21 AM PDT

Development in the Arctic Could Be Disastrous: Report

Development in the Arctic Could Be Disastrous: Report

Economic development in the Arctic — an industry that could garner $100 billion in investments in the coming years — comes with very high risks of environmental disaster like oil spills, a new British report...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 11:33 AM PDT

States Where Green Jobs Are Going Greenbusters

States Where Green Jobs Are Going Greenbusters

The green economy often is cited as a key driver of the national economic recovery. At the very least, it is creating jobs. The total number of jobs related to green products and services in 2010 was 3.13...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:12 AM PDT

US Sees Record for Warmest March -- and First Three Months of a Year

US Sees Record for Warmest March -- and First Three Months of a Year

The temperature analysis released by the U.S. government each month usually isn't all that riveting, but the one that came out Monday is a doozy -- and not just for weather wonks.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:06 AM PDT

Extremely Rare Leopards Find Safe Spot in New Park

Extremely Rare Leopards Find Safe Spot in New Park

A new national park in Russia is an attempt to save the world's rarest cat, the Amur leopard.