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Image of the Day: Devastating Drought Desiccates U.S.

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2012

Moderate to exceptional drought now covers 63 percent of the U.S., drying up this Indiana reservoir.

Heat and Drought Pose Risks for Nuclear Power Plants

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2012

Nuclear power plants face an emerging threat from climate change because of temperature restrictions.

Image of the Day: Prisoners Produce Power with Bicycles

  • Published: Jul 15th, 2012

A new program in Brazilian jails is allowing prisoners to produce renewable energy used to power street lamps.

Texas Court Rules Air Deserves Same Protection As Water

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2012

Texas District Court's ruling declared that the air and atmosphere are part of the "public trust," which requires protection.

Trust Us, Photo is Real; And So Is Toll From Red Sludge

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2012

A Spanish photographer documented the lasting effects of the 2010 spill from an aluminum oxide refinery in Hungary.

Image of the Day: Orangutans’ Future Goes Up in Smoke

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2012

Indonesia is the third largest carbon emitter, and it is also bringing orangutans to the brink of extinction.

Trillions at Stake in Sea Level Rise for 20 Global Port Cities

  • Published: Jul 7th, 2012

Assessment of sea level rise exposure in major port cities around the world finds $3 trillion currently at risk.

Image of the Day: ‘Supertrees’ Super Useful in Singapore

  • Published: Jul 6th, 2012

Giant metal supertrees add to the urban garden that Singapore is creating in its Gardens by the Bay project.