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Electricity supply is usually a juicy news story only if you’re a business maven or a utility expert.
A new study finds that policy changes, not technological advances, are necessary to stem the tide of rising greenhouse gas emissions.
On November 28, the United Nations announced that it had reached its goal of planting 1 billion trees in 2007, just days before the landmark UN climate change conference began in Bali, Indonesia.
A new report suggests that significantly reducing U.S. carbon emissions could cost far less than the trillions of dollars some have projected.
Environmentalists from Argentina are continuing their more than two-year protest of an Uruguayan pulp mill along a river that separates the two countries.
A new initiative will help make Chicago’s 1,900 miles (3,000 kilometers) of alleyways more sustainable.
A new Web-based tool allows U.S. residents to learn how their local electricity consumption may be linked to the destruction of landscapes in the Appalachia region of the eastern United States.
Just a day after being elected to office, incoming Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd met with government officials on Sunday to discuss ratifying the Kyoto Protocol, the international pact to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Conservation groups and the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have announced the establishment of a new reserve to protect the endangered bonobo, a great ape found only in the DRC’s vast tropical forests.
The 58,000-gallon (220,000-liter) oil spill in the San Francisco Bay early this month brought renewed attention to the environmental and health risks of marine shipping.