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The Return of Santa Ana Winds, and Possibly Wildfire
The Santa Ana Devil Winds that whipped up wildfires in Southern California last month are returning.
The "Six Sins of Greenwashing"
Six guidelines to help you choose truly green products, not those that have simply been greenwashed.
Bangladesh: How to Help the Cyclone Sidr Recovery (UPDATE)
Cyclone Sidr made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, causing at least 200 deaths in Bangladesh. How to help.
FDA Doesn't Learn of Toxic Food Imports
A loophole allows importers to hide bad food safety tests from the Food and Drug Administration.
Humpback Whale Hunt Begins
A Japanese whaler is targeting humpback whales for the first time, and Greenpeace plans to protest.
Artificial Sweeteners. Real Worry
Artificial sweeteners still cause worry, as conflicting studies confuse the public on their safety.
Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect Tuesday
San Francisco becomes the first in the U.S. to ban plastic bags Tuesday.
Cancer Treatment Makes Patients Radioactive
Patients worry over the safety of second-hand radioactivity from iodine 131.
OPEC Pledges Millions for Global Warming Research
OPEC nations will pay $450 million to fund global warming research.
Southeast Drought Threatens Hay, and Horses
The Southeast drought has cut into pasture and hay crops, making prices rise and horse and cattle owners worry how they'll feed animals through the winter.
Bangladesh Death Toll Could Hit 15,000
The death toll in Bangladesh from Cyclone Sidr has hit 2,000 and could rise to as high as 10,000 or more, as disease and famine now plague the nation. Experts have warned that global warming will make devastation such as this more frequent.
Santa Ana Winds Could Bring Fire Back to S. California
Santa Ana devil winds are set to return to California, threatening to re-ignite wildfires like those that raged through the region last month, destroying homes, killing several people and exhausting firefighters.
At-Home Lead Test Kits You Can Trust
Consumers Union finds just three of five lead test kits useful. The Consumer Product Safety Commission finds fault with them all.
Senate Should Subsidize Crops that Treat Bloat And Belly Ache
Senate debates bloated farm subsidies in farm bill.
Hazardous Cosmetics in Beauty Salons
California looks to protect workers in beauty salons from over-exposure to toxic chemicals in beauty products.
Global Warming: Little Time Left to Avert Worst Consequences
IPCC finishes work on its landmark climate report, laying out the science behind global warming, its expected consequences and ways the world might act to stave off the worst.
Prompted by Drought, Feds Hold More Water for Atlanta
Federal and state governments agree to let more water flow to Atlanta and less to downstream communities, species and industry.
Bangladesh: Death Toll Rises to 1,100 (UPDATE)
Cyclone Sidr made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, causing at least 200 deaths in Bangladesh.
Halloween Basket Recall: 17 Days After Holiday
Halloween baskets recalled because they have lead paint, 17 days after Halloween.
Birds Showing Stress From San Francisco Oil Spill
Birds are showing greater signs of stress after San Francisco Oil Spill.
Canadian Oil Sand Cost Rising
Oil sands in Canada are producing less and costing more than predicted, supporting the arguments of Peak Oil analysts.
Save the Santa Ana Sucker! (Really)
Center for Biological Diversity files lawsuits against Bush Administration seeking to prevent the extinction of seven species via the Endangered Species Act protections.
Global Warming Message Greets Tourists This Ski Season
Ski resorts are among those taking global warming serious, by taking action and talking up the issue of climate change.
OPEC: U.S. Housing and Credit Woes Will Cut Oil Demand
OPEC thinks U.S. demand for oil will drop significantly enough to cool red-hot world oil prices.
Nuclear Standoff in Midwest
The 11 Midwest states that agreed to a global warming and renewable energy pact this week left nuclear power out of the mix.
Court: Fuel Economy Must Consider Global Warming
Federal court strikes down Bush Administration's fuel economy standards for SUVs and light trucks because they fail to reckon with global warming and greenhouse gas emissions.
Bangladesh: A History of Deadly Cyclones
Cyclone Sidr made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, causing at least 200 deaths in Bangladesh. Five most deadly cyclones to strike Bangladesh.
Schools Buying Hybrid Buses
Hybrid school buses are helping to clean the air of harmful pollutants linked to asthma and other childhood illnesses.
Deadly Vietnam Flooding Continues
Vietnam flooding has claimed another 29 lives.
It's America Recycles Day
Use a little less today, and recycle all you can.
Cyclone Sidr Slams Bangladesh
Cyclone Sidr made landfall in Bangladesh as a Category 4 storm.
Toyota Attacked for Hybrid Stance on Fuel Efficiency
Toyota is under fire from environmentalists that had formerly praised its efficient hybrid models, because the company is lobbying Washington to prevent enactment of more stringent fuel efficiency standards.
Black Sea Oil Spill Exposes Russia's Oil Problems
Russia is coming under fire for its handling of a catastrophic oil spill in the Black Sea, and it's failure to prevent such accidents.
Easy, Green Ways to Save Gas This Thanksgiving
With high gas prices, going green at the pump is easy, so save money and the planet by improving your gas mileage this Thanksgiving. Inflate your tires, carpool and drive 55 miles per hour.
The 15 Most Polluting Power Companies on Earth
List of the top 15 greenhouse gas polluters, by company, from a new Web resource.
Southeast Drought Sets New Records
North Carolina has more water use restrictions in place than ever before, and South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama have set new records for low stream flows as the historic Southeast drought continues.
Midwestern States Agree to Renewable Energy Pact
Midwestern U.S. states and a Canadian province have agreed to a strategy for boosting renewable energy, particularly the biofuels they grow.
Three Businesses Losing Money to Global Warming
From ski slopes to greenhouses to beach tourism, business is threatened by global warming.
Coast Guard Under Fire Over Oil Spill
The Coast Guard admitted mistakes and came under new fire for its response to the San Francisco oil spill that has already killed hundreds and threatens hundreds of thousands of birds.
Two More Earthquakes Shake Chile
Two more earthquakes have rocked northern Chile, where seven earthquakes, including a magnitude-7.7 on the Richter Scale, struck yesterday, killing two.
Cyclone Sidr Within Hours of Category 4 Landfall in Bangladesh
Cyclone Sidr is nearing landfall as a Category 4 storm, powerful enough to cause serious damage and threaten many lives in western Bangladesh and India.
Cyclone Sidr to Make Category 4 Landfall
Cyclone Sidr is now a Category 5 storm, by one measure, and is expected to make landfall in vulnerable Bangladesh as a Category 4 monster, threatening the lives of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, based on past storm tolls.
Georgia Prays for Rain, but the Sun Bursts Forth
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue led a prayer vigil for rain to alleviate the Southeast drought, but the sun broke forth after the ceremony.
Congress Questions Safety of Carbon Monoxide in Meat
Congress takes on Hormel, Cargill and the USDA over use of carbon monoxide to keep meat looking fresh, even after it's spoiled.
Chile Earthquakes: 7 Quakes Rock Antofagasta
Six earthquakes, including a 7.7 on the Richter Scale, rocked northern Chile today.
Used Hybrids Lack Resale Cachet
Hybrids are popular, but don't resell on used car markets as well as they used to.
Black Sea Oil Spill: Russia Blames Ships
Russia says ships should have avoided the severe storm that sunk or grounded as many as 10 ships, which led to several deaths and a severe oil spill.
Hundreds of Birds Dead from San Francisco Oil Spill
The San Francisco oil spill is affecting hundreds of birds, and more than 500 are dead.
Cyclone Sidr, a Fierce Category 4 Storm, Heads for Bangladesh
Cyclone Sidr gained strength and retains Category 4 intensity, but is expected to make landfall in Bangladesh and India as a strong Category 1 storm, still enough to do significant and deadly damage.
False Spring Visits Britain
Britain is in spring bloom, even though it ought to be heading into winter.