Blogs United States

NASA Visualizes Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay Area

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2011

NASA says two-thirds of its facilities in San Francisco Bay are at risk from sea-level rise, according to new research.

Increasing Energy Efficiency with New Federal Incentives

  • Published: Feb 3rd, 2011

A new government initiative aims to increase energy efficiency by 20 percent in America's commercial sector by 2020

A Million New Vehicles, but Unknown Emissions Savings

  • Published: Feb 2nd, 2011

The U.S. aims to be a leader in advanced technology cars, but a new analysis says building them isn't the only hold-up to reducing vehicle emissions.

Climate Change and Global Food Production: Q&A with David Lobell

  • Published: Jan 25th, 2011

Following an error-riddled report last week that climate change may profoundly alter the global food supply in just nine years, an expert weighs in on the real risks.

Getting the Carbon Out of Hydrocarbon Fuels

  • Published: Dec 22nd, 2010

Study shows how coal-to-liquid fuel technologies, if done right, could help reduce America's greenhouse gas emissions and dependency on foreign oil.

Alaska Wildfires Release Decades of Carbon

  • Published: Dec 7th, 2010

Recent climate changes have increased Alaskan wildfires, releasing greenhouse gases that had been locked in the soil.

Coastal Marshlands Can Adapt to (Some) Sea Level Rise

  • Published: Dec 3rd, 2010

Most coastal marshes could be underwater by 2100 if sea level rise occurs rapidly, says new research.

It Was a Toasty, Stormy October

  • Published: Nov 10th, 2010

October 2010 was the 11th warmest such month on record in the U.S., and it was marked by a rare, potent storm system.