London is choking from record levels of pollution, much of it caused by diesel cars and trucks, as well as wood-burning fires in private homes, a growing trend. It has been bad enough to evoke comparisons to the Great Smog… Read More ›
Ahwaz’s environmental woes at the epicenter of crisis in Iran
By Daniel Brett Over recent days, Iran has been rocked by massive protests in its southwestern Arab-majority Khuzestan province as power stations have failed and water supplies have been cut off. Dust storms and poor weather in this region, where… Read More ›
Solar just hit its lowest price ever
Oil-rich Abu Dhabi is planning a massive solar project. By Samantha Page Transitioning to clean energy is the single most important thing we can do to avoid the catastrophic effects of climate change. Luckily for us, clean energy keeps getting… Read More ›
The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades
By Liz Stinson A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless is proposing a radical new way to generate wind energy that will once again upend what you see outside your car window. Their idea is the Vortex, a bladeless wind turbine… Read More ›
Why Is Louisiana Flooding So Badly, And How Can We Prepare For It Next Time?
Setting an unprecedented precedent By Mary Beth Griggs What Happened In Louisiana? Barry Keim, Louisiana State Climatologist and a professor of climatology, can trace the storm back to August 3, when it formed just off the coast of Florida, a… Read More ›
The 4th Largest Economy In The World Just Generated 90 Percent Of The Power It Needs From Renewables
By Jeremy Deaton On Sunday, for a brief, shining moment, renewable power output in Germany reached 90 percent of the country’s total electricity demand. That’s a big deal. On May 8th, at 11 a.m. local time, the total output of… Read More ›
A Mine vs. a Million Monarchs
By Dan Fagin THE national tourism agency calls the Mexican mountain town of Angangueo a “Pueblo Mágico.” If so, it is a dark magic. In recent years, Angangueo’s 5,000 inhabitants have been cursed by calamities natural and manufactured. Snowstorms, mudslides… Read More ›
Don’t Be Fooled: Koch Push For Justice Reform Is Plot To Protect Corporate Criminals
The bill will mainly protect corporations who are polluting our water, land, and air quality.
More than 11,000 Norwegians line up to shoot 16 wolves
Norwegian hunters outnumber wolves 763 to one, according to new figures for licences to kill population that could be as low as 30 Wolves have emerged as the most sought-after animal for Norwegian hunters this season, with 11,571 people registering… Read More ›
Citing Urgency, World Leaders Converge on France for Climate Talks
By Coral Davenport and Gardiner Harris LE BOURGET, France — One of the largest gatherings of world leaders in history began a multinational effort Monday toward forging what many called the planet’s last, best hope to stave off the worst… Read More ›
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