A list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings in 2012 has been released by the EPA. Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C. ranked in the top five.
According to a new study, dozens of lizard species could become extinct within 50 years because of global climate change.
Montgomery Chemicals violated the Clean Air Act by not properly reporting and recording methanol emissions. The company has agreed to pay fines and correct all violations according to EPA standards.
Due to climate change, urban sprawl, and intensive farming of the region, Europe’s parkland and biological diversity are under an increasing amount of pressure.
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder discovered that emissions from volcanoes around the globe can mask or reduce the effects of global warming.
Staff at Mutual Housing California is expecting its most recent development in Davis, Calif., to get a high rating when its Build It Green (BIG) certification from the Oakland-based nonprofit comes through.
Researchers have discovered a new process that enables natural resource managers to better conserve particular wildlife, plants, and ecosystems as the climate continues to change.
According to a newly released international study, it was shown that climate change and the environment is not high on the priority list for people in the U.S. and around the globe.
The EPA has announced the nominations for the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies and institutions that can design chemicals or a new product that help protect public health and the environment.
Carbon neutral GOGREEN shipping is now the standard for all Express envelopes, aiming to offset carbon emissions through investment in climate protection projects.
U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Steven Chu cited progress on solar, wind, and EV battery initiatives in a Feb. 1 letter saying he’ll soon return to California and to academia.
- By Jerry Laws
- Feb 12, 2013
Scientists from the South Dakota University made history this year by retrieving additional ice from the main borehole as part of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet Divide Ice Core project.
President Obama's message was clear in his second inaugural address, and he reiterated it when Energy Secretary Dr. Steven Chu announced he will step down soon.
- By Jerry Laws
- Feb 11, 2013
Coccolithophores, microscopic ocean algae, provides clues about the effects of climate change that’s happening now and that already happened millions of years ago.
The EPA has posted the second year of greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions data on its website.
According to a new study, climate change can cause soils to reach higher temperatures, which could make those soils release additional carbon into the atmosphere.
A new catalytic converter, known to drastically reduce emissions, has been released by ACAT Global.
The EPA has announced a new voluntary clean air program, ‘PM Advance’, which will help communities continue to meet soot pollution standards, improve air quality, and protect public health.
The IEA has started a new regional technology study that helps determine the best way to make the Nordic region carbon-neutral by 2050. According to the research, around 3,000 offshore wind turbines will need to be in use in the region in order for success.
EPA won a decision at the D.C. Circuit in June 2012 allowing it to use its authority under the Clean Air Act to address climate change. With EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson leaving, how quickly will it act?
- By Christopher Ahlers, John David Baumgarten, Jared E. Schroder
- Jan 22, 2013