"SPF creep has hit the triple digits with Neutrogena’s SPF 100+ sunblock, leading some dermatologists to complain that this is merely a numbers game that confuses consumers."
"The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Administrator Lisa Jackson over the agency's failure to recognize the impacts of ocean acidification on waters off the state of Washington."
"Nine more bird species have been added this year to the list of Critically Endangered birds that face an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild...."
"Dust storms accelerated by a warming climate have covered the Rocky Mountains with dirt whose heat-trapping properties have caused snowpacks to melt weeks earlier than normal, worrying officials in Colorado about drastic water shortages by late summer."
Chevron is preparing for an unfavorable ruling in what looks like the world's largest environmental lawsuit. Dwellers in the former oilfields of Equador bitterly resent the pollution -- and the deaths they believe resulted.
The nation's largest residential lead pollution site reached a key milestone today with the signing of an EPA decision on how to clean up thousands of residential yards in eastern Omaha contaminated over decades by emissions from the former ASARCO lead refinery.
"A new analysis halves longstanding projections of how much sea levels could rise if Antarctica's massive western ice sheets fully disintegrated as a result of global warming."
"President Obama will announce on Friday that he has chosen Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the New York City health commissioner, as the next director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...."