How Germany's coal heartland became an outdoor recreation paradise
August 26, 2018, 1:18 p.m. by Josh Lew
Germany has transformed its largest strip mining region into an unpolluted haven for outdoor enthusiasts.
Scientists unmask the toxic villain behind London's 'killer fog'
November 17, 2016, 3:07 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying the 1952 event, which claimed the lives of thousands, have finally confirmed what made the event so deadly.
We're witnessing the third industrial revolution playing out in real time
November 7, 2016, 2:13 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Hold onto your hat: The digital revolution is just getting started — no matter who wins on Election Day.
Michael Bloomberg gifts Sierra Club $30M to fund anti-coal efforts
April 8, 2015, 11:28 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Billionaire philanthropist and former mayor says he's 'doubling down' on efforts to reduce carbon emissions and to replace half the nation's coal with clean energy by 2017.
Biggest U.S. methane source spotted from space
October 10, 2014, 11:10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The gassy hotspot is centered over New Mexico's San Juan Basin, where some 40,000 wells suck out natural gas trapped in coal seams.
Curbing coal is inevitable (forget the political rhetoric)
June 4, 2014, 11:45 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
President Obama's power plant plan has gotten plenty of blowback from coal-state politicians, but it's popular with Americans. Besides, market forces are killing coal, anyway.
How a stray cat and music changed this man's outlook on life
There's a massive ecosystem twice the size of the world's oceans beneath our feet
Watch a young humpback whale play with her favorite 'stick'
What to see in the night sky in December
NASA's Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space
Nobody likes cooking anymore