China and India have lots of coal

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2009

8 gallons’ worth of the energy in 10 gallons of corn ethanol comes from fossil fuels.

Iowa: Corn and Climate

Iowa: Corn and Climate

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2009

Congress helped bolster the corn ethanol business in Iowa by mandating the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2005. But scientists are concerned about the unexpected consequences of putting more of Iowa's land into corn production.

Montana: Trout and Drought

Montana: Trout and Drought

  • Published: Oct 31st, 2008

Montana's recreational fishing and agricultural industries depend on cool waters flowing from melting snow high in the mountains throughout the summer. But across Montana, rising temperatures are causing a series of changes.

Turning coal into gasoline requires water

  • Published: Oct 31st, 2008