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Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 05:13 AM EST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 04:55 PM EDT

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse gas emissions remain the "primary threat" to polar bears, according to a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Polar bear populations will decline even if emissions are stabilized...

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 08:04 PM EDT

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

Friday, Feb 20, 2015 at 05:18 PM EST

"It's a Completely Different World": Antartica's Scientists Study Mysterious Continent

"It's a Completely Different World": Antartica's Scientists Study Mysterious Continent

Scientists say the pristine, undisturbed icy continent can help us understand the early Earth — and where we might be headed.

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 06:00 PM EDT

Post-Sandy, Md. and Va. Get $17 Million for Storm Protection

Post-Sandy, Md. and Va. Get $17 Million for Storm Protection

Maryland and Virginia were awarded a total of $17 million from the Hurricane Sandy Resilience Fund to bolster natural infrastructure and improve storm resources.

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 05:50 PM EDT

Chesapeake Bay Council Agree to Submit Plans to Fight Pollution

Chesapeake Bay Council Agree to Submit Plans to Fight Pollution

Governors from states neighboring the Chesapeake Bay signed a new agreement Monday that will require state officials to submit plans in 90 days on how they specifically plan to fight pollution in the nation's...

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 12:36 PM EDT
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution

Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the...View gallery

  • Earth Day Evolution
  • River Rouge Ford Factory 1922
  • Air Pollution 1953
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 03:32 PM EDT

Local College Students Build House in National Competition

Local College Students Build House in National Competition

Students from three local colleges team up to build a solar house to enter a national competition sponsored by the U.S. Energy Dept.

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 01:02 PM EDT

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona State...

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 04:48 PM EDT

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitches promise to save you money. They are called alternative energy suppliers. There have been...

 

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