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Image of the Day: Indonesian Oil Palm Plantations

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2012

The continued expansion of palm oil plantations on Indonesia's peatlands stands to release a major amount of greenhouse gases.

Image of the Day: Islands Monitored for Climate Change

  • Published: Apr 28th, 2012

Scientists have selected about 30 islands in the Mediterranean as biodiversity hotspots to monitor climate change.

42 Years Later, Do We Suffer Green Fatigue on Earth Day?

  • Published: Apr 22nd, 2012

In short, the nation’s environmental consciousness really began to coalesce in 1970, focusing Americans’ attention.

Jim Hansen, Climate Bulldog: Still Going Strong at 70

  • Published: Apr 9th, 2012

Nearly 25 years after James Hansen put climate change on the national radar, he is more deeply involved than ever.

“Strong” Links of Manmade Heat, Rainfall Extremes: Study

  • Published: Mar 27th, 2012

Two new studies on how climate change influences extreme weather and climate events add valuable insight.

Flora and Fauna Feel the Effects of an Early Spring

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2012

The broad geographic scope of this March warmth has been noticed by and caused issues for certain plant and animal species.

Image of the Day: Superior View of Ice & Snow

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2012

The lack of ice on Lake Superior this winter puts the average decline in ice coverage over the past 40 winters at 79 percent.

China Pushes Back Against EU Emissions Trading Fees

  • Published: Mar 10th, 2012

To protest a global warming program, the Chinese government is holding up orders for billions worth of European aircraft.