NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:29
Researchers develop a new metric on deforestation, hoping the information will guide conservation and educate the public.
NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 08:30
Experts say that the exploitation of wetlands in southern Mexico City could lead to the destruction of the area’s bucolic canals within a few years.
NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 16:29
A retired scientist became a hero to some climate-change deniers after he criticized his former boss at NOAA over data handling.
NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 18:55
Britain’s efforts to aid the environment have inadvertently led to a spike in an even more insidious form of air pollution than the deadly smog of 1952.
NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 14:56
Employees of the Environmental Protection Agency are calling their senators to try to defeat Scott Pruitt’s confirmation to run the agency.
NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 13:00
An ecological cornerstone is vanishing rapidly from the oceans, and scientists fear the consequences for climate change, fisheries and disease.
NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 04:00
When some climate scientists began saying we’d entered a new epoch, they meant to draw attention to human effects on climate. Now, to their dismay, it’s become a tech call to arms for more disruption.
NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:44
The species native to Cambodia’s limestone karsts exist nowhere else. Now these unique environments are being pulverized for cement.
NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 14:41
A British tabloid said American government scientists overstated global temperatures to influence climate talks. Other scientists say that did not happen.
NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 04:01
Great Bear Lake in Canada is the first Unesco Biosphere Reserve led by an indigenous community. They guard it as if it were the last hope for humanity. They may have a point.
NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 02/05/2017 - 18:33
President Trump’s nominee, who is expected to be confirmed this week, knows as well as anyone the legal limits on deregulation.
NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 02/04/2017 - 11:36
Not since the Reagan administration has Washington moved so quickly to nullify so many federal regulations.
NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 16:17
Trump cabinet nominees offer a more nuanced view of climate change: The Earth is warming, but the impact of human activities remains uncertain.
NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 16:19
College officials and policy makers say that new restrictions on travel will affect thousands of students and researchers and set back scientific inquiry.
NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 04:00
Scientists are studying this area in a remote region of Ethiopia — one of the hottest places on Earth — to understand the possibilities of life on other planets and moons.
NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 01/28/2017 - 12:25
Thousands of Mongolians stood in frigid weather on Saturday for the second time this winter to demand that the government strengthen its response to the smog that routinely blankets Ulan Bator.
NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 01/28/2017 - 04:00
Even as conversations about the subject remain contentious, the environment is becoming a concern no one there can ignore.
NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 10:11
A costly plan to build floating islands shows how climate change is pushing the search for innovative solutions, but some critics ask who will ultimately benefit.
NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 10:50
Even with President Trump’s blessing for the project, blocked by his predecessor, it still faces changing energy markets and environmental protests.
NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 17:30
The environmental advocate warned about excessive use of pesticides.
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