An MIT report has found that regular solar panels like the ones used today could supply much of the world with power. They believe terawatts of energy could be produced by 2050 and say that investment, not technology, could be the biggest hurdle.
Oil companies making donations to politicians are getting massive tax credits in return, despite President Obama’s 2009 call to stop subsidizing big oil, claims the Guardian following an investigation into three corporate projects.
Despite a massive, multi-year drought in California, one city is choosing to use potable water for recreation. San Diego has pumped tens of millions of gallons of drinking water into a lake to maintain its sole use of recreational fishing.
The Australian prime minister's chief business adviser says that climate change is a ruse led by the United Nations to create a new world order under the agency's control. The statement coincided with a visit from the UN's top climate negotiator.
Vast numbers of Catholics would fight against climate change, drive less frequently, recycle more and generally live greener lifestyles if Pope Francis made a statement to that effect, according to a new survey.
Amazonian tribes are uniting against the Brazilian government’s plans to build hydroelectric dams right on their doorstep. As the projects accelerate, people have not been consulted, nor have proper environmental studies been carried out.
Two new reports argue that human activity is contributing to the increasing threat facing the planet’s animals. In fact, one in six species may go extinct due to unchecked carbon emissions and our activity in Earth’s airspace.
Tens of millions of people have joined in celebrating Earth Day on April 22, marking its 45th anniversary with unique projects and events. The day saw groups, corporations and communities try to raise awareness at how to better protect our planet.
California’s tiered water pricing has to be based on delivery costs rather than conservation incentives, a state appeals court ruled. The verdict will have major implications on California’s efforts to conserve water amidst its unprecedented drought.