Bishop widens probe into Park Service's withdrawn comments on BLM rule
A leading House Republican yesterday asked Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to weigh in on the National Park Service's decision last month to withdraw hydraulic fracturing comments that were submitted without its director's approval.
Report sees boom in emissions from natural gas
The shale gas boom has replaced coal-fired power plants with natural gas and, in the process, reduced greenhouse gas emissions. But that is only part of the story, a new report cautions.
USGS sending instruments to record Texas quakes
The U.S. Geological Survey is sending four seismic recorders to Texas to record activity in an area where local leaders worry that drilling processes are causing earthquakes.
Reservoir emissions: a quiet threat to expanding hydropower
Hydropower is a frequent target for criticism. Regardless of your views on global warming, turning a serene stretch of river into an artificial lake humming with electrical equipment can make you unpopular, and the announcement of any new hydropower project is often swiftly followed by outcries over habitat disruption and community displacement, among other concerns.
What's infecting England's cows with TB? Is it badgers, or farmers and climate change?
NEWENT, Gloucestershire, England -- In a mist-shrouded parking lot, Will Ricks, a surveyor and landowner from Ross-on-Wye, briefs eight volunteers on the evening's mission. Ricks and his group belong to a volunteer organization, Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting (GABS). Since the badger cull began in August in Somerset and Gloucestershire, GABS volunteers spend most nights trudging down the public footpaths that crisscross muddy fields to monitor badger habitat, searching for trapped and wounded animals.