Dire UN Climate Reports Raise Questions About Global Willpower
National Geographic News, April 14, 2014
Influential climate reports point to a pivotal moment in global warming diplomacy.
UN Climate Report Charts Ways to Halt Global Warming
National Geographic News, April 13, 2014
Time is running out to undertake technological and economic fixes to halt dangerous global warming, warns an international report.
Mississippi Basin Water Quality Declining Despite Conservation
National Geographic News, April 11, 2014
Federal scientists at the USGS and NOAA report latest stream and estuary monitoring data and highlight challenges and conservation successes.
Battle Plan for Climate Change: How to Cut Greenhouse Gases
National Geographic News, April 09, 2014
A new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report will outline steps for cutting greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
Gulf Oil Spill "Not Over": Dolphins, Turtles Dying in Record Numbers
National Geographic News, April 08, 2014
Four years after the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, the Gulf of Mexico''s wildlife species are still struggling to recover, according to a new report released today.
New Energy Frontier: Drilling Into Coal for Gas
National Geographic News, April 08, 2014
Borrowing technology from fracking, energy companies are touting a new approach to coal-igniting it underground to produce gas. Is it cleaner, or just more risky?
Myanmar''s Tourism Boom Endangers Fragile Ecosystems
National Geographic News, April 07, 2014
Myanmar, also known as Burma, has opened its doors to tourism and all that goes with it: hotel construction, pollution, waste-and perhaps ecosystem loss.
5 Foods Will Be Harder to Produce in a Warmer World
National Geographic News, April 06, 2014
The IPCC''s new report on climate change suggests food crops may be harder hit than we thought.
Coast Guard Blames Shell Risk-Taking in Kulluk Rig Accident
National Geographic News, April 04, 2014
The U.S. Coast Guard blames Shell''s risk-taking for the 2012 Kulluk rig grounding, findings that further complicate the oil industry''s effort to advance Arctic exploration.
Pictures: World's Iconic Buildings Go Dark for "Earth Hour"
National Geographic News, March 30, 2014
Iconic buildings went dark to raise awareness around energy consumption and climate change.
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