1 hr ago | Reuters
High levels of toxic strontium-90 have been found in groundwater at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the utility that operates the facility said on Wednesday Strontium-90 is a by-product of the fission of uranium and plutonium in nuclear reactors as well as nuclear weapons, according to the website of the U.S. Environmental ... (more)
5 hrs ago | ABC News
Yacka resident Dr Michael Parsons has been awarded the State Campaign Medal of Vietnam for his work carried out whilst participating in an international volunteers program.
9 hrs ago | Science Daily
The researchers said their findings indicate that air pollution might, in fact, be a cause of the disease, and they called for a tightening of U.S government standards for annual exposure to NO2.
13 hrs ago | Forbes.com
Have global temperatures warmed, cooled or flattened? If so, by how much, since when, and how can we know? I have posed these questions to two highly credentialed climate scientists who have different views on this topic.
18 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com
The current spate of environmental degradation and pollution of rivers and water bodies in the country has come under severe criticism by many concerned citizens who see it as a threat to life and property and our future generation.
Starting this fall, there will be a new body farm in East Tennessee and it's not on UT's campus.
Here is the Australian Climate Commission's complex figure showing global warming resulting largely from the burning of fossil fuel; image ; Credit: Australian Climate Commission The Australians have suffered more than most from climate change problems, with fire and flood dominating their headline news annually.
The dip in international gold prices in the first quarter of 2013 combined with the high cost of operations is leading companies to review their work plans and to cut operating cost.
The federal government insists it is striving to avoid the Great Barrier Reef being listed "in danger" ahead of a crunch UN meeting, after rejecting a Senate recommendation to block new port developments near the World Heritage ecosystem.
Ten years ago, the United States made an investment in a new environmental idea of clean coal through a cutting edge project known as FutureGen.
The stated mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is protecting America from "significant risks to human health and the environment."
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Investment in transport infrastructure improves a mainland mayor's chances of promotion, while spending on environmental improvements lowers them, a research paper using data between 2000 and 2009 has found.
One of the things about the environmental Left that drives me most nuts is its resistance to reason and empirical fact.
In a previous article, I suggested that Stillwater Mining Company could be a possible candidate to bail out North American Palladium .
Mounting research suggests it could. It's prompting more cities, states and businesses to ban a common pavement sealant linked to higher cancer risks and contaminated soil.
But climate-proofing a city or coastline is expensive, as shown by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $20 billion plan to build floodwalls, levees and other defenses against rising seas.