PCAST report on second term climate policy options doesn't go far enough, critics argue
Questions from politicians prompt "reorientation" of a Helmholtz institute effort
January 10, 2013 3:00 PM
A 2004 "wedges" study suggested seven massive efforts to scale up existing technology could stabilize emissions, but new paper argues we'll need much more
January 3, 2013 3:10 PM
Transocean agrees to pay $1.4 billion for 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill
December 27, 2012 3:55 PM
Chemical engineer led efforts to regulate greenhouse gases
December 5, 2012 9:19 PM
Annual NOAA survey suggests "Arctic amplification" has begun
November 20, 2012 4:49 PM
University at Buffalo group had drawn criticism for report on regulation of gas drilling in Pennsylvania
November 19, 2012 10:44 AM
New report details the likely impact on developing countries and the world's poor
November 16, 2012 3:24 PM
U.S. National Academy of Sciences, environmental foundation get slices of $4 billion payout
November 8, 2012 12:02 PM
Once urgent project moves like a glacier
November 1, 2012 5:43 PM
Superstorm Sandy helped prompt high-profile move, says New York mayor
October 26, 2012 3:12 PM
Researcher has sued conservative writers
October 23, 2012 12:41 PM
Iron dumping off Canada has spurred controversy
October 19, 2012 12:15 PM
Controversial proposal intends to protect confidential business information, but opponents say it will hinder transparency and science
October 6, 2012 8:16 PM
No agreement on climate change, but bipartisan support for ARPA-E
October 4, 2012 4:00 PM
She also hopes to have a new chief scientist in place soon
September 18, 2012 5:50 PM
Virginia judge throws out effort to see researcher's e-mail
September 18, 2012 1:52 PM
Russell Train, 92, helped implement major U.S. laws and expanded the World Wildlife Fund
August 17, 2012 3:38 PM
Government Accountability Office says researchers used sound scientific methods
August 16, 2012 3:15 PM
A floating air pollution station foundered along with the Costa Concordia in January
August 15, 2012 1:10 PM
An ambitious attempt to summarize the oceans' condition and ability to provide benefits to people
Democrats and Republicans reprise debate over global warming
Belief that climate change is happening climbing again
A deal to lease a Russian ship is good news for researchers heading to Antarctica this winter
New version calls for more study
Federal appeals court upholds EPA's power to regulate greenhouse gases
North Carolina Senate passes controversial bill
Officials hope prize will spur innovation
Researchers hand over 3000 internal documents
Researchers say attack caused property damage, but did not affect the experiment
Patent poses appearance of conflict of interest
U.S. EPA sets limits on carbon emissions for power plants not yet built
Ecological and economic restoration efforts along the Gulf of Mexico could be getting a major injection of cash. The U.S. Senate today voted 76-22 to approve the RESTORE Act,...
After 20 years of research and almost as many years fighting industry groups in court for control of their data, government scientists can finally publish two papers showing that...
The Virginia Supreme Court has tossed out an effort by the state's attorney general, Kenneth Cuccinelli II, to compel the University of Virginia to turn over detailed records related...
February 17, 2012 2:46 PM
A protracted legal battle over an $11.5-million health study into whether diesel exhaust damages the lungs of miners has suddenly widened to take on scientific peer review. Editors with...
February 2, 2012 5:08 PM
After years of controversy and more than 20 extensions of the current law, Congress is poised to pass a 4-year reauthorization of programs at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)....
January 25, 2012 12:42 PM
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill has claimed another casualty. The White House yesterday formally withdrew its nomination of geochemist Scott Doney to be chief scientist of the National Oceanic...
January 17, 2012 11:42 AM
Is climate change education the new evolution, threatened in U.S. school districts and state education standards by well-organized interest groups? A growing number of education advocates believe so, and...
January 13, 2012 5:42 PM
The Obama Administration's proposal to move the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the Commerce Department to the Interior Department is drawing mixed reactions from former senior staff,...