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New England’s Stately Oaks and Hemlocks Give Way as the Region Warms

DAILY CLIMATE - Spring did not come for the oaks of Martha's Vineyard. In the denuded branches, scientists see a fingerprint of climate chang…

The Incubators

DAILY CLIMATE - Local governments serve as idea labs for federal lawmakers, creating a 'safe' space as politicians consider changes to nationa…

Detecting Tornadoes

Doppler radar is a powerful tool for scientists to spot the formation and path of tornadoes.

Wind Energy

Why do we get less than 2 percent of our energy from wind?

Proposed Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Linden, NJ

The CCS project proposed for Linden, NJ will use a process called gasification to convert coal into hydrogen.

Taking the Carbon Out of Coal

Carbon capture and sequestration or CCS is a technology that can remove carbon dioxide emitted by a power plant and store it underground. Clim…

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

Wildfires are on the rise in the State of Washington, as they are in much of the American West and climate change looks at least partly respon…

A Fly Fishing Guide Sees Trouble for Trout

Craig Matthews, long-time fly-fishing guide, gives an eyewitness account of the changes he's seen in over thirty-plus years on the rivers arou…

A River Keeper’s View of Climate Change

Gordon Rogers, River Keeper of Georgia's Little Satilla River, shows us the impacts he sees in a precious ecosystem along Georgia's coast.…

Carbon Counter Launched

A massive new billboard was installed in midtown Manhattan on June 18. It's a first-ever carbon counter that gives an up-to-the minute reading…

What We Know For Sure

No scientist disputes that carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas and that it is increasing in the atmosphere. And careful detective work shows th…

Georgia: Coal and Carbon

Coal generates carbon dioxide when combusted, which is causing the world to warm. In Georgia, a state that gets over 60 percent of its electri…

Iowa: Corn and Climate

Congress helped bolster the corn ethanol business in Iowa by mandating the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2005. But scientists are concerned about…

Montana: Trout and Drought

Montana's recreational fishing and agricultural industries depend on cool waters flowing from melting snow high in the mountains throughout th…

Montana’s Wind Energy Potential

Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.