Science & Environment


Antarctic meltdown: Continent at risk by 2100, cities to pay price

If greenhouse gas emissions continue at their present rate, ice shelves could collapse by the end of the century; widespread collapse of ice shelves could cause a dramatic rise in sea level.


Diverse movement for justice grows in Detroit

"This is a grassroots effort that began last year with the huge climate march rally in New York City."


Science round-up: Cancer, China, and climate change

China's manufacturing sector spews forth more CO2 by far than similar sectors in other countries.


Fighting climate change: Just do it!

Sometimes religious people tend to be slower to adapt to changes coursing through the culture, especially with concerns about climate change.


Science news roundup: Water on Mars, Arctic drilling ends

It's a rare thing when a week is filled with good environmental news, but that is precisely what happened.


Drought turning Golden State's redwoods brown

For the first time, there are signs of foliage die-back on sequoia seedlings, a rare and worrying prospect.


Navy jets, electronic warfare stir outrage

The noise and electronic radiation pose a dire threat to animals and plants in the wilderness regions of the Olympic Peninsula.


Environment a hot topic at Congressional Black Caucus legislative conference

"The fight to save the environment is being transformed into a fight for environmental justice."


How Big Oil ate California’s future

The Earth is where all people live. If we are going to survive and thrive, the California economy must opt out of using all that oil.


Powerful quake hits Chile, tsunami floods coast

"Once again, we must confront a powerful blow from nature."

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