Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says a proposed west-east pipeline project will not go forward unless it addresses key environmental concerns.
West Virginia poultry farmer Lois Alt didn't chicken out when the Environmental Protection Agency threatened her with fines of $40,000 per day, and even though the federal regulators eventually backed off, she's taking them on in a legal case that could benefit thousands of small farmers.
The temperature in the permafrost on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian high Arctic is nearly as cold as that of the surface of Mars.
In the US tornado alley warm moist air flows north from the Gulf of Mexico in the lower atmosphere and becomes unstable.
Gov. Jerry Brown is set to continue his climate change charge, joining scientists releasing a 20-page call to action on environmental problems including pollution, extinctions and population growth.
President Obama speaks at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore on May 17. The trip followed a visit by the company's president to Capitol Hill to testify in support of the Keystone XL pipeline.
The discovery of dangerous levels of toxic cadmium in rice sold in the southern city of Guangzhou, the latest in a series of food scandals, has piled more pressure on China to clean up its food chain - possibly at the expense of Mao Zedong's cherished goal of self-sufficiency. A worker displays a handful of rice at a market in Hefei, Anhui province ... (more)
Special to Emmaus Patch by Brooke Zacker Picture paint in the landfill soaking down into a family's aquifer, then soaking into a family's well.
Was the F5 tornado in Moore, Oklahoma caused by global warming? Probably not. There hasn't been an increase in tornado activity in recent years.
Sen. Barbara Boxer took to the Senate floor and invoked the Oklahoma tornadoes in her speech on global warming.
Rising surface temperatures are just one manifestation. Melting Arctic sea ice is another.
The Fossil Free campaign argues that if it's wrong to pour pollution into the air and contribute to climate change, it's also wrong to profit from it.
The Multi-Materials Stewardship Board will be partnering with volunteer fire departments in rural communities across the province, as well as the City of Corner Brook and the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, to provide people a convenient way to properly dispose of household hazardous waste.
Portlanders rejected water fluoridation by a large margin Tuesday, in a special election that brought out just under 36 percent of eligible voters.
Last week, scientists published a study in the journal PNAS that warned that deforestation in the Amazon could significantly decrease the power output of hydroelectric dams, which are a major source of energy in the region.
The Environmental Protection Agency says the Warmhouse Beach dump, on the Makah Reservation, in Neah Bay should go on the list.
Last week on Twitter I lamented the simplistic public discourse on climate change, how it's often framed by those who dismiss the legitimate concerns of a warming planet and those who play up those concerns.