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Look at Wildflowers, Track Climate Change
Project Budburst is a new citizen science campaign that should help scientists identify evidence of climate change as people around the country and world record the timing of spring flowers and other phenology.
Bush Sued (Again) Over Polar Bears
Three environmental groups have sued the Bush Administration, again, about its failure to decide whether or not to list the polar bear as a threatened species due to global warming under the Endangered Species Act.
The New 7 Deadly Sins
The new 7 deadly sins include polluting, genetic modification and getting insanely wealthy.
The 27 Worst Cement Kilns for Mercury Pollution
The EPA will finally regulate mercury pollution from cement manufacturing plants. Here's a list of the nation's dirtiest plants, according to 2006 data from the Toxic Release Inventory.
Caring For Creation
The Southern Baptists have ratcheted up their support of global warming action, in a potentially important shift in momentum for the traditionally liberal issue from a traditionally conservative evangelical church.
Where Is the Decider When It Comes to Polar Bears?
The Bush Administration is investigating itself, wondering why it can't decide whether or not to list the polar bear as an endangered species. Critical habitat in oil and gas fields may be one possibility.
Why Bee Research Matters
The honey bee research center at the University of California (UC-Davis) is one of a handful of labs working on the colony collapse disorder problem.
Jon Stewart to Host Autism Benefit
Jon Stewart will lead an all-star cast of comedians for the second Night of Too Many Stars autism benefit.
"Vast Array" of Drugs in Your Drinking Water
A vast array of drugs, antibiotics, estrogens and other prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals have been found in drinking water supplies across the country.
There Is a Big Difference Between Weather and Climate
The difference between climate and weather is the difference between A Rod's .306 lifetime batting average and an 0 for 4 night at the plate.
Two Dead in Latest Tornado Outbreak
Another outbreak of deadly winter tornadoes has claimed lives in the Southern United States, in a phenomenon that may be linked to global warming or La Nina.
California IDs First Wolverine in 80+ Years
For the first time since the 1920s, a wolverine has been photographed in California.
Tropical Cyclone Jokwe Reaches Category 3 Strength
Tropical Cyclone Jokwe is making landfall in Mozambique as a Category 3 hurricane.
Overhauling Consumer Product Safety
The Senate has approved sweeping reforms to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Monarch Butterflies Are Out of the Woods
Deforestation is taking a huge bite out of critical habitat for the monarch butterfly in Mexico, where the species with the amazing migration spends the winter.
Another Winter Tornado (UPDATE)
Another winter tornado has touched down, this time in Florida.
White Killer Whale Spotted Off Coast of Alaska
A rare white killer whale has been seen in the waters near Alaska.
Hilarious Environmental Satire
The Onion's hilarious video: How Can We Make The War In Iraq More Eco-Friendly.
Eels: Endangered or Waiting for Wind to Shift?
Eels may be affected by the North Atlantic Oscillation in addition to fishing pressures, dam and other factors blamed for the decline of the possibly endangered species.
Tropical Cyclone Jokwe Within Hours of Landfall
Mozambique is bracing for the landfall of Tropical Cyclone Jokwe, a weak Category 2 hurricane.
World Running Coal Deficit The Size of Texas
World demand for coal could far outstrip supply this year, resulting in higher greenhouse gas emissions causing global warming, more destructive mountaintop removal mining, but also a better competitive market for renewable energy sources.
The Difference Between the No. 1 and No. 2 U.S. Companies
Neither General Electric nor Exxon Mobil have stellar environmental back stories, but at least GE is pointing a profitable way toward the future, with its investments in wind turbines and other low-carbon, energy efficient products.
CDC Downplays Autism-Vaccine Link
A day after a federal settlement in favor of a girl whose autism was apparently caused or exacerbated by a childhood vaccine, the CDC is downplaying risk that the mercury preservative thimerosal does not cause autism.
Congress Rebuffs EPA On Greenhouse Gas Law
The House approved a bill that would override the Environmental Protection Agency's recent decision denying California the right to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars.
Why Is There No Dangerous Products Database?
Congress is considering creating a database that would track consumer complaints about potentially dangerous products.
Hospitable Lake Identified On Mars
The Mars Orbiter has revealed new evidence of life on Mars, in the form of a lake that may in the past have been hospitable.
Girl's Autism Linked to Vaccine
A federal settlement in favor of a girl whose autism was apparently caused or exacerbated by a childhood vaccine raises new questions about the government's assertion that the mercury preservative thimerosal does not cause autism.
Tropical Cyclone Jokwe Heads for Mozambique
Tropical Cyclone Jokwe is expected to slam Mozambique as a Category 2 hurricane in the coming days.
A Rare Victory in Oil Sands Country
Alberta's next oil sands project was dealt a set back in court, and will have to account for its massive carbon dioxide emissions in light of global warming concerns.
Is The Oil Bubble Going to Pop?
OPEC accuses the U.S. economy of causing the oil price spike, while the overriding question remains: is the oil bubble going to pop?
Exxon Spending Dwarfs U.S. Renewable Energy Budget
Exxon Mobil is expected to spend far more drilling for new oil than the U.S. will spend on renewable and clean energy research and development.
Chinese Chemical in Pharmaceutical Killed 19
Chinese chemicals substituted for the active ingredient in the blood thinner heparin appear to have caused 19 deaths by allergic reaction.
Global Warming Paradox in A Killer Freeze
New research shows how even the crop damage from a late-season frost can be attributed to climate change.
The Weather Channel Founder Wants to Sue Al Gore?
The founder of The Weather Channel has promised a global warming carbon offset law suit for Al Gore. Sort of.
Earth: The Sequel
Earth: The Sequel is a book by Fred Krupp of Environmental Defense Fund that lays out innovative solutions to the global warming problem.
GM Will Debut Chevrolet Volt in 2010
GM will debut its Chevrolet Volt, which employs a lithium-ion battery, in 2010.
3 Wind Farms Proposed for Jersey Shore
The Jersey Shore could be the next site of controversy, as three wind farms have been proposed.
Green Jobs, and Clinton's Texas and Ohio Victories
Hillary Clinton's message about creating green collar jobs seems to have resonated in her wins in Texas and Ohio primaries.
Prince Charles Eco-Attacked for Caribbean Cruise
Prince Charles is coming under fire for the carbon dioxide output of his Caribbean trip by luxury yacht.
Sales of SUVs and Trucks Down
Sales of gas-guzzling SUVs and trucks were way down in February, in part because more fuel-efficient vehicles are more popular in an era when gas prices are rising ever higher.
Schools Weren't Told of Beef Recall
Citizen groups are working to improve communications, so that schools learn more quickly when suspect foods are recalled by the USDA or FDA.
Whole Foods Creates New "Natural" Body Care Seal of Approval
Whole Foods has a new label for its natural body care and cosmetics products.
5 Questions to Ask Before Getting Dental Work
Since the poisoning of a woman who received a lead-tainted crown, there is growing concern about the presence of lead in dental fixtures.
Global Warming Deniers Blow Hot Air
Choosing between the conclusions of the Heartland Institute and Al Gore is a false choice. Instead, look to the IPCC and see how far the balance has tipped.
Oil Hits A(nother) Record High
The price of oil hit another record, topping the highest price, adjusted for inflation, that it had ever traded at.
Earth Liberation Front Launches Eco-Terror Plot
The Earth Liberation Front is a chief suspect in the apparent arson attack that set four multimillion-dollar suburban homes on fire, in the group's latest eco-terrorist attack.
Get Ready to Spring Forward
The beginning of Daylight Savings Time is Sunday, March 9, when it's time to set clocks ahead by one hour. The Spring Equinox, and the official start of spring, is Thursday, March 20.
Real Estate Investors Are Biggest Campaign Donors
Hillary Clinton has taken in more industry money from sectors that may be important to green voters than either Barack Obama or John McCain.
The Dirty Politics of Tar Sands
Alberta residents will elect their government today, in a decision that will have a big effect on the Canadian tar sands project, and therefore on Canada and the world, since the oil sands project produces so much greenhouse gas pollution.
Company Agrees to Pay Less Than 2% of Oil Spill Cleanup
The company responsible for spilling bunker fuel in San Francisco Bay has agreed to pay $2 million toward the cleanup, a small fraction of the total cost.