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Climate Forecast: More Southwest Droughts and Australian Floods
A new study says global warming will lead to more extreme swings of the El Ni?o-La Ni?a cycle.
New Proposal to Protect Alaskan Wilderness Most Sweeping in Decades
President Obama''s proposal to designate 12.3 million acres of oil-rich land as new wilderness in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is likely to stir an explosive federal debate over energy and conservation.
Mass Death of Seabirds in Western U.S. Is ''Unprecedented''
Thousands of dead auklets are washing ashore from California to Canada. Will other species be next?
How Reducing Food Waste Could Ease Climate Change
The energy used to produce wasted food generates more than 3.3 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide.
Norway Offers New Arctic Leases, Stoking Polar Energy Rush
For the first time in two decades, the nation is expanding its oil leases even as prices plunge.
5 Energy Innovations Dazzle at Detroit Auto Show
Annual auto show reveals what cars and trucks of the future might look like.
Thermos-Like Passive Homes Aggressively Save Energy
The passive-building standard is catching on in North America, but it also faces challenges.
Oil Spills Into Yellowstone River, Possibly Polluting Drinking Water
The Yellowstone River oil spill raises drinking water alarms but is unlikely to affect Yellowstone National Park.
California's Forests: Where Have All the Big Trees Gone?
Half the state's big trees have been lost since the 1930s, in part because climate change has cut their water supply.
Solar Panels Floating on Water Will Power Japan''s HomesStories 1 - 10 of 324
Floating solar panels are increasingly common-and a new project in Japan is about to make a splash.