As part of a planned comprehensive climate change strategy, President Obama will announce an effort in July to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
In the wetlands of northern Alberta, Canada, outside the town of Zama City, everything is stained with the thick, pungent blackness of oil.
Napster and Facebook co-founder Sean Parker decided to have a $2.5 million Game of Thrones-inspired wedding right in the middle of a California redwood forest, putting the ecosystem there at risk, as well as several threatened species of fish.
Many climate scientists, such as James Hansen of NASA's Goddard Institute, believe that any sustained period of time with higher than 350 ppm threatens catastrophic global warming.
Thousands of demonstrations will call out Monsanto for its seed monopoly, genetic modification of organisms, and court-sanctioned silencing of dissent.
Wisconsin, on May 14, saw its largest wildfire since 1980. Meanwhile, in California, another fire that began May 15 has blackened 3,800 acres.
Students and concerned citizens from a variety of organizations held a protest at a conference of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy. The institute promotes use of tar sands, oil shale and coal.
Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast.
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct.
A major explosion occurred on April 27 at the Marathon Detroit Refinery in Detroit, sending a thick plume of black smoke into the sky above and pollution into the air.