Thick fogs snakes through valleys northeast of Vancouver, British Columbia.
CERN on trial: could a lawsuit shut the LHC down?
In various countries, plaintiffs have sought court orders to halt the operation of the LH Collider at CERN with the most extraordinary of allegations: that the experiment may create a black hole that will devour the Earth.
Fish and Wildlife Service Removes Endangered Species Act Protection From Arizona's Desert Nesting Bald Eagles
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is acting to remove Endangered Species Act protection from Arizona’s desert nesting bald eagles.
Can we trust the IPCC on the big stuff?
It misses the point to focus on individual errors sprinkled through the report’s 1000 or so pages. How solid are its headline findings?
Thinning canopy likely factor in fewer butterflies visiting Pacific Grove, scientists say
A thinning canopy of trees may be a factor in the reduced numbers of monarch butterflies visiting the Pacific Grove sanctuary, two scientists told the Monterey City Council last week.
Whaling Commission Proposes Return to Commercial Whaling
24 years after it imposed a moratorium on commercial whaling, the International Whaling Commission has released a a draft proposal allowing the return of whaling.
Leaving the Trash Behind
Of 7.5 million pounds of trash air travelers generate daily, 75 percent is recyclable, but only 20 percent reaches a recycling center.
First images from ESA’s water mission
In less than four months since launch, the first calibrated images are being delivered by ESA’s SMOS mission.
The former uranium boomtown of Green River sits along I-70 in eastern Utah, 100 miles from the closest city. Now it may become the Western outpost of America’s nascent nuclear renaissance
Obama's Nuclear Giveaway
The Obama administration is throwing its muscle behind the nuclear industry’s push for a massive expansion.