Now, concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale have skyrocketed, in light of a recent scientific study.
If you get your news from Fox or a handful of other news outlets that are not, to be charitable, best known for their fact checking, you will be relieved to learn that wind farms do not add to climate change.
The plan would fix significant environmental problems and repair the state's receding coastline.
"Capitalism is fundamentally incapable of dealing with climate change." These were the words of microbial ecologist Steve McCallister.
An underwater robot has been modeled after a jellyfish, and will be used in rescue efforts and surveillance.
A small unit of climate scientists, supported financially by notable billionaires, is lobbying governments and international organizations to back experiments in geoengineering
"Last October, we found a 50-foot snake with an 80-pound doe inside it."
A North Carolina task force has recommended that victims of forced sterilization be awarded $50,000 as compensation for the tobacco state's eugenics program.
Thousands of dead herring washed ashore in northern Norway.
In a historic development, the Obama administration has set national health standards for mercury and other toxic air pollution, a measure that will save lives and create jobs in pollution control technology.