EPA Pulls Public Documents Regarding Its Proposed Transparency Policy

EPA Pulls Public Documents Regarding Its Proposed Transparency Policy

Photo: Getty Internal emails that exposed the Environmental Protection Agency has been pursuing a plan to limit the kind of scientific analysis the company makes use of to put in writing environmental coverage have been faraway from a web based portal that made the paperwork publicly accessible. The emails, obtained by way of Freedom of […]

Colorado’s Climate Lawsuit Could Be a Template For Flyover Country

Colorado’s Climate Lawsuit Could Be a Template For Flyover Country

Wildfire burning within the Boulder foothills in 2010. It was probably the most damaging hearth in Colorado state historical past on the time.Photo: AP Climate lawsuits have been piling up on the coasts. But a pioneering duo of Colorado counties and town of Boulder have filed the first landlocked lawsuit against big oil earlier this […]

Antarctica Is Getting Snowier

Antarctica Is Getting Snowier

Satellite picture exhibiting the Amundsen sea sector of West Antarctica.Photo: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC The world’s largest hunk of ice, the Antarctic ice sheet, holds sufficient frozen water to place cities like Miami a number of hundred toes underneath. How a lot Antarctica shrinks sooner or later will rely on the stability […]

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt's Aides Eyed Leasing a Private Jet at a Cost of $100,000 a Month

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt's Aides Eyed Leasing a Private Jet at a Cost of $100,000 a Month

Photo: AP Environmental Protection Agency chief and local weather skeptic Scott Pruitt, who simply months in the past was extensively rumored to be under consideration for a shift to the utterly completely different position of legal professional basic, has seen his palace intrigue issues mount as extra stories of wasteful conduct emerge. Here’s the most […]

So, Uh, What's Going On With the Sahara Desert?

So, Uh, What's Going On With the Sahara Desert?

Stretching three.5 million sq. miles throughout northern Africa, the huge sand dunes and rocky plateaus of the Sahara cowl extra floor than the continental United States. Now, a pair of scientists is making a provocative declare that the world’s largest desert has expanded 10 p.c for the reason that early 20th century, successfully including one […]

The ‘fog harp’ pulls water out of thin air, could help drought-prone communities

The ‘fog harp’ pulls water out of skinny air, may assist drought-prone communities

Brook Kennedy / Virginia Tech Harvesting water from fog isn’t only a chore for younger Luke Skywalker — it’s turn into an vital a part of bringing clear water to folks dwelling in drought-prone climates throughout the globe. The downside is that harvesting instruments might be fairly inefficient. Now, engineers from Virginia Technical University have […]

Confronted With Severe Climate Change, Ancient Britons Kept Calm and Carried On

Confronted With Severe Climate Change, Ancient Britons Kept Calm and Carried On

Archaeologist uncovering wooden on the Star Carr excavation website. Photo: POSTGLACIAL Project/University of York Soon after the glaciers melted on the finish of the final Ice Age, our planet was weak to abrupt and dramatic shifts in local weather, together with extended chilly snaps that lasted for many years. New analysis suggests early hunter-gatherers residing […]

Relive the Pain of This Week's Awful Snowstorm With This Satellite GIF

Relive the Pain of This Week's Awful Snowstorm With This Satellite GIF

A employee blasting some dirty-ass snowPhoto: AP My apologies to anybody who doesn’t occur to reside within the Northeastern United States. I don’t need you to really feel dangerous for us. But I do need you to acknowledge the truth that we’ve been walloped with four enormous snowstorms in three weeks. Adding insult to damage, […]