Arctic Shipping Soars, Led by Russia and Lured by Energy
A season of shipping milestones is ending in the Arctic. Climate change has ushered in a new era of far north transit, focused on extraction of energy stores.
Winning Wood Stove Designs Announced
The Wood Stove Decathlon anointed winners this week in a competition aimed at sparking new ideas for an age-old heating method.
Poland Hosts Climate Talks, While Boosting Coal Industry
Poland is playing simultaneous host to international climate talks and a coal industry summit. The move underscores the fossil fuel challenge for climate negotiators.
How Improved Tornado Forecasting Saved Lives in the Midwest
Meteorologist Charlie Neese explains how tornado science is evolving earlier warnings and better accuracy.
Q&A With Philippines Climate Envoy Who''s Fasting After Super Typhoon H
Naderev "Yeb" Sa?o, lead climate negotiator for the Philippines, explains how the devastation wrought in his country by Super Typhoon Haiyan prompted him to embark on a fast for the duration of the two-week talks.
Five Reasons for Nature's Deadly Toll in the Philippines
Super Typhoon Haiyan''s death toll continues to rise in the Philippines, underscoring the disaster risks facing the island nation.
IEA World Outlook: Six Key Trends Shaping the Energy Future
New technologies and discoveries are redrawing the global energy map, says the International Energy Agency. But the world is slow to curb its fossil fuel dependence.
North Dakota''s Salty Fracked Wells Drink More Water to Keep Oil Flowin
North Dakota''s shale oil wells may consume more water for long-term salt removal and maintenance than they required for their initial fracking, state officials say.
Bloody Skies: The Fight to Reduce Deadly Bird-Plane Collisions
Airplane bird strikes are costly and can be deadly. More must be done to prevent them, says Capt. Chesley Sullenberger.
Supertyphoon Haiyan: Why Monster Storm Is So UnusualStories 1 - 10 of 395
The massive typhoon striking the Philippines is both freakishly big and late in the season, experts say.