A big winter snowstorm provides more fodder for the global-warming skeptics. But they're wrong
What we learned from the U.N. climate-change summit: consensus needn't mean unanimity, and progress can be made by focusing on common, if less ambitious, goals
Kenyan activist Wangari Maathai is preaching a green gospel, that environmental work needs to be linked to spiritual values and spiritual values should drive us to care about environmentalism
Vertical gardens are on the rise. Are they worth the expense?
The U.N.'s climate summit is kicking off in Cancún, Mexico, and there's plenty of unfinished business from Copenhagen. See what's at stake at this year's summit
According to a new study, when people are shown scientific evidence or news stories on climate change that emphasize the most negative aspects of global warming, they are more likely to dismiss or deny what they're seeing
Banning phosphates in detergents makes for cleaner water if not always cleaner dishes
The ACE way makes climate change meaningful to young people because it makes them understand how their lifestyles contribute to global warming and how they can help stop it
In California, a coalition of celebrities, philanthropists and tech billionaires is fighting to save a favorite piece of climate policy by defeating Prop 23, which would all but repeal the state's landmark climate-change law
Geothermal pumps offer homes and stores a way to heat and cool on the cheap
A report from the Atlantic Explorer, from which the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences is trying to establish a data base for changes in the planet's oceans
Shark-fin soup is eaten at weddings and other celebrations across Asia. But this gesture of largesse comes with a big environmental price tag
The world's coral reefs are under pressure from rising sea temperatures, ocean acidification, coastal pollution and physical damage
Chambers Bay saves on water and chemicals, but hackers need to adjust
Yes, they're compromising a principle. But they still get to eat bacon!
Learn what ingredients used in makeup could be hazardous to your health
It's not as pervasive as lead. But a study is under way to establish safe levels of cadmium
Ripping up yesterday's asphalt expanses can make towns greener and livelier and still save room for cars
Populations of lizards have died out on five continents over the past few decades, a direct result of global warming, a new study reports
Senators John Kerry and Joe Lieberman unveiled their climate bill, the American Power Act, on Wednesday. Will it get Republican support?
It's a greener alternative, but think twice before you throw it away
A new article in Science explores the mystery of the global heat energy system: If the excess energy isn't going toward rising temperatures, where is it hiding?
For years, it was thought that Earth's oceans were too vast to succumb to human-caused harm, but damage is growing evident, in the form of overfishing, pollution and global warming
In Sweden, engineers are using body heat generated by commuters at a train station to keep a nearby office building warm a test of a future possible low-cost energy source
A new report in Nature addresses the impact of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide. Biologists had assumed that the farming of cattle was part of the reason for rising levels of nitrous oxide, but in some cases, it does the opposite