NYTimes - Environment - 16 hours 31 min ago
Refining Canada’s petroleum-soaked oil sands produces petroleum coke, which an environmentalist calls “the dirtiest residue from the dirtiest oil on earth.”
NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 12:49
NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 12:44
A flurry of discussion about public misperception of climate scientists’ views misses another science perception gap.
NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 09:39
NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/16/2013 - 18:33
Indonesia has approved a two-year extension to a landmark ban on clearing primary rain forests and peatlands, an official said Thursday.
NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/16/2013 - 18:30
The proposal, which would allow some drilling fluids to be kept secret, did not please environmental advocates or the oil and gas industry.
NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/16/2013 - 17:27
A judge said four government officials did not do enough after an earthquake struck to alert people about a tsunami that eventually left 156 people dead and 25 others missing.
NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:31
The committee voted 10-to-8 along partisan lines to send the nomination of Gina McCarthy to the Senate floor.
NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/15/2013 - 08:33
A lucky stroke reveals big gaps in how our health care system diagnoses and treats the country’s biggest source of disability.
NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/15/2013 - 00:14
Efforts to find a way to stop the spread of citrus greening have failed, and the damage is growing increasingly extensive, especially to oranges.
NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 18:14
A new institute, financed by the insurance industry, not only believes in global warming but also supports a carbon tax to combat it.
NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/14/2013 - 10:20
Sometimes you have to leave the forest for the museum — boxes with slow loris skeletons have as much to tell as the trees.
NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/13/2013 - 17:52
One of the two programs that monitor greenhouse gases said that it had revised a reading suggesting that carbon dioxide had surpassed the symbolic level of 400 parts per million.
NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/13/2013 - 15:09
A fresh look at studies finding a less potent warming from the continuing buildup of greenhouse gases.
NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/13/2013 - 13:59
The loss of tropical rain forests is likely to reduce the energy output of hydroelectric projects for countries whose economies depend on them.
NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 05/12/2013 - 19:10
Frustration remains, even though New York City has one of the most aggressive antimold programs in the country.
NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 05/11/2013 - 10:09
Scientists are working hard to understand the life that teems within our soil and that is threatened by farming and development.
NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 22:35
Though the amount was below danger levels, researchers warned of a small increased risk of cancers in humans.
NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 20:57
The Agriculture Department said approval of the crops might affect the environment and human health.
NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 18:29
Bureaucratic and technical obstacles have slowed the distribution of federal aid in places where water is laced with nitrates and other pollutants.