A graphic comparing the output of small modular reactors to conventional nuclear power reactors.
Recent human activity is having such a significant environmental impact on the planet that we may be entering a new geologic epoch, known as the Anthropocene.
Massive floods struck three countries this week: Australia, Brazil, and Sri Lanka
Different groups of scientists use different methods to track global surface temperatures, but the data shows the same warming trend.
More countries have set new record high temperatures in 2010 than during any other year since instrumental records began.
CO2 captured from coal-fired electric power plants may be injected for storage into porous layers of rock and sand deep underground.
In coal-burning power plants, CO2 can be captured for transport to storage sites.
8 gallonsÃ¢Â€Â™ worth of the energy in 10 gallons of corn ethanol comes from fossil fuels.