News on Environment continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
2 hrs ago | Science Daily
New research outlines the path to a possible future for California in which renewable energy creates a healthier environment, generates jobs and stabilizes energy prices.
4 hrs ago | Science Daily
Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new study.
5 hrs ago | UTV
A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Environment Agency said that they received a report of pollution in the Bessbrook River, Co.
9 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier
As far back as 2010, the Ogeechee River has been called one of the most threatened rivers in the country by environmental groups such as the Southeast Environmental Law Center.
11 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter
A regional planning council chaired by King County Executive Dow Constantine today unanimously adopted targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in King County, an important step in the effort to confront climate change.
16 hrs ago | The Age
China's plans for 50 coal gasification plants will produce an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year and contribute significantly to climate change, according to a report released by Greenpeace East Asia.
The House Appropriations Committee approved July 15 a fiscal year 2015 spending bill for the Interior Department, the Environmental Protection Agency, and related agencies after Republicans opposed Democratic attempts to remove 24 legislative riders.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources was strangely absent in the wake of a major natural gas well fire on June 28 in southeast Ohio, critics say.
In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the rule proposed last month will remove hundreds of millions of tons of carbon and hundreds of thousands of tons of other harmful air pollutants from the emissions of existing power plants that now taint the nation's skies, boosting the ... (more)
When my daughter was in elementary school, she asked me about a display of homeopathic medicine, and I explained that it was medicine without any actual medicine in it.
The proposed Navitus Bay off shore wind farm will have a negative impact on both the economy and environment of Bournemouth.
Faced with an inadequate recycling rate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making efforts to boost its popularity among Americans.
SHE hasn't had a history of addressing environmental matters at home, but Prime Minister of Jamaica Portia Simpson Miller waxed eloquent on the subject at yesterday's special session to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the International Seabed Authority .
Shillong, July 22: Meghalaya has come under the scanner of the National Green Tribunal again, just months after the tribunal had banned 'rat-hole' coal mining in the state.
Here in the United States, we fret a lot about global warming denial. Not only is it a dangerous delusion, it's an incredibly prevalent one.
Researchers will demonstrate a prototype farm implement that slashes nutrient runoff and bacterial contamination from poultry litter at this year's Manure Science Review.
In a move likely to receive heavy backlash at least up to the U.N. climate conference in Lima, Peru in December, Peru's government just rolled back environmental regulations in an effort to boost mining.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:06 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC