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Bioluminescence isn’t just pretty -- the proteins that make creatures glow could help save lives. And David Gruber is on the hunt for them.
Hybrid taxis are saving money and cutting emissions. So why is the Big Apple replacing them with a less efficient, non-hybrid cab?
In the battle against climate change deniers, Michael Mann and other climatologists are becoming skilled in the art of public relations warfare.
The president wants to spend big on clean tech and cut oil industry subsidies. Get a perspective on his proposal from across the Atlantic.
The electric-car industry has been shocked back to life in the United States. The question is whether it will thrive.
Bans on shark fin soup have gained ground in the U.S. recently, and now major hotel chains in China are also working to protect sharks.
Worldwide renewable energy funding hit $260 billion last year, with the U.S. surpassing China for the first time since 2008.
Americans say they want renewable power. But when energy projects hit too close to home, many are heading to the picket line.
In a year that set the record for billion-dollar disasters, these states -- including Texas, North Carolina, and New Jersey -- were hit the worst.
An herbicide commonly used in the U.S. -- but banned in the European Union -- appears to adversely affect women's menstrual cycles and estrogen levels, according to new research.
Rhode Island's first-of-a-kind offshore wind management plan aims to streamline processes and avoid the pitfalls that have assailed offshore wind energy development elsewhere in the U.S.
After decades of progress, a new study suggests that mercury levels may be on the rise again in fish, birds, and other animals.
Environmental activists are doing their best to take on the powerful oil industry in the fight over a 1,700-mile tar sands pipeline that would cross critical ecosystems and drinking water supplies.
A specious claim regarding ice sheet melting in Greenland led to a quick and thorough debunking by the scientific community.
Finger pointing continues, but an investigation by U.S. regulators finds that primary responsibility for last year's disastrous oil spill falls on BP.
Ice covered less area this summer than it has since record keeping began. For the first time in human history, the North Pole could be completely ice free during warm months by about 2050.