Environment

Pew Environment Group
U.S. military officials and former Republican Senator John Warner warn that America's dependence on foreign oil puts our armed forces in harm's way, and that the effects of climate change could lead to political instability and humanitarian crises.
What we’ve known as “normals” for our climate during the past decade will very likely change soon. That’s because government scientists are busy determining what’s been the average temperature and precipitation for thousands of U.S. locations during... Read More
Planet Forward
If we knew that there was a form of alternative energy that we knew was growing private sector jobs at an incredible rate, cutting our emissions, and cutting our trade deficit all at the same time, we would jump at the opportunity to invest in it,... Read More
A southern Idaho highway punches through what was molten lava just 10,000 years ago, a blink of an eye in geologic time. “I’d seen it from the road. I’d seen the lava flow across the road and I read about it in the literature at the wilderness study... Read More
What can spider monkeys, peacocks, ostriches & sheep tell us about global warming & the climate debate on Capitol Hill?
Experts spoke at a July 22, 2010 event on Capitol Hill on petroleum and potential strategies to reduce U.S. oil use. According to numerous studies, and as illustrated by the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the costs and risks of... Read More
See how landfills across the country are using gas that is normally burned off in landfills, which endangers the environment, and instead converting it into energy. You'll see that waste really isn't a waste afterall.
In the rugged canyons of America’s last frontier, modern explorers search for signs of ancient history. Covering nearly 2 million acres of southern Utah and Northern Arizona Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument is attracting attention. Recent... Read More

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