April 21-28, 2013

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 03:43 PM EST

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to propose a ban on Styrofoam, the substance commonly used for take-out food containers that is nearly impossible to recycle. The mayor — who has already...

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 03:42 PM EST

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

The first puck of the 2013 NHL season finally drops Saturday after a 113-day labor dispute wiped out 510 games -- nearly half the entire season. But now that labor peace has been restored, something a...

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 03:42 PM EST

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Entrepreneur Jin Zengmin wants to bring attention to environmental concerns in China's eastern province.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 11:14 AM EDT

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 07:20 PM EDT

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without sounding like a nag? Watch how to be environmentally friendly without offending your friends!...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 01:24 PM EDT

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

The West Irving Library in Texas operates completely on solar power. The 1-year-old building is generating even more power than it uses.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 10:24 AM EDT

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Although most Americans once regarded climate change as "an issue about polar bears or maybe Bangladesh," a new survey suggests that attitudes are evolving, The New York Times reported.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 05:30 AM EDT

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Bucking the global trend of glacial decline, some glaciers in the Himalayas mountain range have gained a small amount of mass between 1999 and 2008, according to new research.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 05:24 AM EDT

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

More than half of 82 species of coral being reviewed for inclusion under the Endangered Species Act "more likely than not" would go extinct by 2100 if climate policies and technologies aren't...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 07:48 PM EDT

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

The American chestnut could get a new lease on life a century after a fungus killed it off, now that scientists have developed a genetically hardier version of the iconic tree.

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