Stephen Colbert's 'Oil Containment Solution Randomizer'
May 11, 2010, 1:39 p.m.
Video: Stephen Colbert offers BP ways to shut off the geyser in the Gulf with his Oil Containment Solution Randomizer.
The risks of moving to the frontier for hydrocarbons
May 11, 2010, 12:04 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
The Gulf oil spill is a consequence of the world's push to extract hydrocarbons from increasingly more difficult and expensive places — and a sign we should be diversifying our energy supplies.
It's time to reexamine offshore drilling in the Arctic
May 10, 2010, 1:51 p.m. by Guest Columnist
Nature photographer Florian Schulz says the oil spill in the Gulf must serve as a warning as the U.S. seeks oil in the Arctic.
Betty White lends a hand to animals suffering from oil spill
May 10, 2010, 12:53 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actress promises to match up $25K for donations to the "Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund."
Planet Pundit: Is this spill the Three Mile Island for the oil industry?
May 10, 2010, 6:31 a.m. by Ken Edelstein
BP's oil spill could hamper the domestic oil industry -- but that doesn't mean we'll use less oil.
Weekend reads: 'Michael Pollan' is an odd-shaped mutant
May 7, 2010, 12:19 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
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