Conservation

U.N.: Extreme Weather Is Sign Of Global Warming

The recent heat wave experienced by much of the country is just one of the extreme weather events the UN World Meteorological Association blames on global warming. Read more here. Read more

Warming Draws Evangelicals Into Environmentalist Fold

Across the US Evangelicals are joining in the movement to stop global warming. Read more here. Read more

Deniers, Gravel and 100 Miles per Gallon

Kudos to Al Gore for continuing to fight the good fight. Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore said some of the world’s largest energy companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp., are funding … Read more

House Energy Bill

These may be the dog days of summer, but the U.S. Congress has actually been making some real progress worth mentioning. For the second time this summer, political leaders in … Read more

Energy Bill Passes House–Details, Next Steps and More

As promised, here’s a breakdown of the energy package passed by the House of Representatives Saturday, Aug. 4. VICTORY: A Renewable Electricity Standard passed, 220-190, which would require electric suppliers … Read more

What Happens in Greenland Will Not Stay in Greenland

Ice is melting at an alarming pace all over the world. Nowhere is it more obvious than at head of the Jakobshavn Fjord near the town of Ilulissat on the … Read more

Congress to the RES-cue!

The House Energy Bill will begin floor debate this morning, with amendments–including a Renewable Electricity Standard (RES)–voted on this afternoon. But if they like to talk as much as the … Read more

House Energy Vote Approaches

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Senate passed their version of an Energy Bill, drawing up a blueprint for America’s energy use in the coming year. Now the House of … Read more

Blighting Plants, Choking Lungs, Warming World Among Smog's Effects

A new study finds that ground-level ozone, which is produced by the burning of fossil fuels, may worsen global warming by preventing the growth of new plants that would otherwise … Read more

Stronger Link Found between Hurricanes and Global Warming

Using records dating back to the mid-1800s, a new study finds a correlation in the number of Atlantic hurricanes and the increase in sea surface temperature related to global warming.  … Read more