"The administration is defending in court environmental measures that the president once vowed to roll back. Officials say it is part of a long-term plan, but critics see it as backpedaling."
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday approved an Army Corps of Engineers permit for the Kensington Mine in Alaska to discharge tailings into a small lake, even though it is likely to kill all the fish.
"Climate change has already brought warmer temperatures, rising sea levels and melting glaciers. Now, researchers believe global warming will cause major shifts in wildfire patterns around the world."
"A study released this week by researchers at the University of Cincinnati says that exposure to bisphenol A may increase heart disease in women."
"Several proposed uranium mining projects in Wyoming and across the West will be delayed due the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's recent decision requiring a more thorough site-specific analysis for each project."
"98% of supposedly environmentally friendly products in US supermarkets make false or confusing claims, campaigners say."
Methane emissions from cows (cow burps) is a major source of greenhouse warming. Yet they are being left out of the climate change bill now before Congress -- because of an adept lobby campaign.
This 2009 US Global Change Research Program report summarizes current science and focuses on impacts in different regions of the U.S. and on various aspects of society and the economy such as energy, water, agriculture, and health.
The 2009 US Global Change Research Program report, Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States, summarizes current science and focuses on impacts in different regions of the U.S. and on various aspects of society and the economy such as energy, water, agriculture, and health.