How a study of biased reporting on climate change morphed into a tale of biased science
Early last month, Hong Fuhai, an economics professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, received an unexpected question: Was it true that he and his colleagues said it is OK to lie about climate change?
Lower Manhattan is 20 times more likely to flood than it was in 1844 -- study
NEW YORK -- Manhattan is 20 times more likely to see its busy, low-lying downtown flooded than it was in the mid-19th century, a new analysis has found.
Baker Hughes phasing out 'trade secrets' in FracFocus disclosure
One of the country's major providers of hydraulic fracturing services plans to begin disclosing all the chemicals it uses in "fracking" fluid, without exceptions for trade secrets.
Arcane arguments, big stakes as Supreme Court hears N.C. cleanup case
The Supreme Court grappled with abstruse legal terminology today at the heart of an electronics manufacturer's bid to torpedo a case brought by two dozen North Carolina landowners accusing the company of contaminating their groundwater with industrial solvents.
Greens wonder if a GOP star might change her tune on KXL
Environmentalists amassed in the capital this week to protest Keystone XL are eyeing one of the GOP's rising stars, Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, for a possible change of heart on the project after she joined Democrats in calling for a full Obama administration review of another Canadian oil sands crude pipeline running through her home state.
Senate field hearing highlights the costly sea-level challenge facing Fla.
In southeast Florida, it is not unheard of to see people wading through floodwaters to their homes or businesses, or worrying about floating cars. During a high tide event last fall, 1 ½ feet of salt water flowed over the streets of Miami Beach. Local officials spoke of the high cost of adapting to these conditions at a congressional field hearing yesterday in South Florida about the threat of sea-level rise.`