Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 11:07 AM
From Nelson Mandela to Mahatma Gandhi to Jimmy Carter, these tireless advocates have made the world a better place.
New idea taps the science of CO2 transport in blood as a way to capture and store emissions from coal-burning power plants.
Citing cost and opposition from building owners, the Big Apple drops an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by making 22,000 buildings more energy efficient.
As U.N. climate talks begin in Copenhagen, the Obama administration takes steps to regulate U.S. emissions with or without congressional approval.
Video: Representatives from nearly 200 nations meet in Denmark for a summit that environmental groups hope will lead to comprehensive measures to stop global warming. NBC's Anne Thompson reports.
Monarch butterflies raised on the International Space Station found their near-zero gravity enclosure to be a terrible place for a flight. Watch their flailing fail.
In a widely published editorial, The Guardian (UK) newspaper calls on the 192 nations gathered in Copenhagen this week to take decisive action on climate change.
New research reveals that food abundance can change the appearance and habits of our feathered friends.
Reservoirs might shift weather patterns, local climates.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5.
Power Trip is a fascinating journey through our incredibly complex relationship with oil, energy and everything in between.
Earlier this week Gov. Schwarzenegger rolled out a map showing what the city would look like under 5 feet of water -- and warned of serious problems to come.
J.R. Liggett's old-fashioned bar shampoo is a great stocking stuffer and could help create a greener, cleaner Christmas.
Dog traffickers illegally sell dog meat to eager buyers in Vietnam — and a corrupt government turns a blind eye.
Model and Dancing with the Stars contestant Joanna Krupa has raised the hackles of the Catholic League over her PETA ad depicting her strategically holding a cross.
Unconventional concept provides incentive for landowners to seek out and protect threatened species on their properties.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.