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Plug In Zip Code, Find Carbon Footprint
EPA unveils a new Web tool for calculating, and reducing, carbon emissions
Gore Calls For 90% CO2 Reduction
Also calls for moratorium on coal plants
Fourth of July Green Guide
Celebrate independence with great food and drink, safe fun in the sun and much more.
Live Earth 7-Point Pledge
Gore unveiled a "Call To Action" during a press conference today
Man Finds Petrified Forest
Backyard bulldozing reveals a forest of ancient hardwood
Lake Tahoe Fire Being Tamed
Some homes still at risk, but none has been injured
Giant Sucking Sound?
U.S. population continues to rise, and its centers shift south
New Orleans Population Rebounds, Slowly
Population increased this year, but still stands at just 58% of pre-Katrina level
In A First, Utility Offers Carbon Offsets
For about $4 and change, customers can offset carbon emissions from electricity use
Bald Eagles No Longer Endangered
A national milestone for the nation's symbol
Tapping Heat Energy, Deep Down
U.S. explores new geothermal energy reserves across the West
Toxic Toothpaste Scandal Grows
At the same time, China cracks down on suspect food producers
Pesticides In The Body - Don't Look, Don't Find
Government studies of chemicals in the body ignore pesticides found most frequently on foods
Gore Calls For 90% Reduction In CO2
VP expected to call for stronger action on climate "crisis"
Google Earth Adds Pollution Data
EPA joins with Mexico and Canada to promote new access to information
A Step Toward The Energy Future
3 cities will be biofuel research hubs
People's Car Will Foul The World's Climate
A $2,500 car is great for the Indian middle class, not the atmosphere
Early, Intense Rains Claim 400 Lives
Cyclone hits India and Pakistan, as the early rainy season grows fierce
House Boosts National Parks Budget
Democrats also push for more climate change research
1 Of 3 Ain't Bad: Ice Sheet Stable
Unlike Greenland and W. Antarctic ice sheet, world's largest is holding fast
Behind Environmental Laws, Lurks Cheney
VP had a leading roll in controversial Bush Administration decisions
Lake Tahoe Fire Is A Sign Of Global Warming
Major wildfires are more frequent, and intense, due to climate change
For Hurricane Season, Calm Before The Storm(s)
Most hurricanes hit in August and September
Poison Ivy Loves CO2 - There's the Rub
Poison ivy is growing faster and getting stronger due to increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Terrorism Trumps Climate: Live Earth Canceled
Istanbul cancels concert due to security concerns
Mayors Vow To Cut Electricity Use 10%
At annual conference, U.S. mayors agree to enact Energy Star program
Another Climate Change Culprit: Dust
Dust kicked up by farming, mining causes mountain spring to come early.
Up To Our Ears In Owls?
Forests set aside for spotted owl may be cut by 22%
Ex-EPA Chief Defends WTC Air Report
As illness rates soar, Congress holds hearings on fallout from 9/11 dust.
Southeast Drought Unrelenting
Only a tropical storm could bring relief
A Nuclear Power Panacea - Maybe
The world's first nuclear fusion plant holds promise, but it's a long shot.
Everglades Saved. Really?
U.N. removes everglades from international watch list, but it still looks imperiled.
Lake Tahoe Fire Cause: 'Human Activity'
Mining, tree cutting rules, and -- yes -- global warming are all suspects
1 in 4 Marine Fish Is Overfished
The annual assessment of marine fisheries shows an abundant catch -- of bad news.
Greenland Melting Faster Than Previously Thought
Ice sheet could cause 23-foot rise in sea levels within hundreds of years, not thousands.
Bald Eagle To Leave Endangered List This Week
A conservation success story, but the next chapter has yet to be written.
A Second Act For Echinacea
The discredited health benefits of the wild herb get a second look, and maybe a second life.
Border Fence Stops Legal (Ocelot) Migrants
Wild creatures, like the endangered ocelot, would be stopped at the U.S.-Mexican border.
Innovators Aim To Grow Organic Hops
Effort would be stymied if USDA allows non-organic hops in "organic" beer.
USDA Ok's Non-Organic Ingredients In 'Organic' Foods
Those opposed to the decision, or in favor of it, can still weigh in before the rule becomes final.
Tell The USDA What You Think About Organic Proposal
Agency will take public comments for 60 days
Vaccines On Trial As Autism Cause
Parents believe mercury in vaccines made their children autistic.
As Elephants Die, Questions For Zoos
Activists renew their call to end captivity, after the deaths of three elephants.
Lawyers Look Forward, To Climate Change
Firms are springing up all over the country to address the many legal facets of a new, low-carbon energy economy.
Lake Tahoe Fire Threatens 100s Of Homes
With decreasing snowpack comes greater fire risk.
84% of Sunscreens Unsafe or Ineffective
A new study finds a host of suspect ingredients in popular sun lotions.
Peak Coal Near On The Horizon
New report shows coal reserves could run out150 years earlier than previously thought.
City Chicken Farmers Keep Coops
City dwellers get the right to keep chickens, for pets or fresh eggs.
Melting Ice Caps Slow Global Warming
Icebergs unleashed by warming poles, it turns out, are hotbeds for carbon-absorbing life.
Companies Market Greener Image
Buyer beware: Questions linger about "greenwashing," as green marketing takes a firm hold around the world.