Fossil Fuel Expansion Continues with New Coal Mining, Offshore Drilling

  • Published: Apr 6th, 2011

While pushing for clean energy development, the Obama administration is also presiding over an expansion of domestic fossil fuel production.

How Will Continuing Civil Unrest in the Middle East Affect Gas Prices in the US?

  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2011

Gas prices are rising in response to airstrikes against the Libyan regime of Moammar Gadhafi, and continuing civil unrest in other parts of the oil-rich Middle East.

The Ozone Hole Opens Up Again. It’s Still Not The Same as Climate Change

  • Published: Mar 18th, 2011

Ozone is starting to plummet over the Arctic — but the ozone holes here and in Antarctica are pretty much unrelated to climate change, despite perceptions to the contrary.

Widespread Spring Flooding Likely, NOAA says

  • Published: Mar 17th, 2011

The spring outlook calls for extensive flooding across the northern tier of the country, while drought lingers across the South.

New Biofuel Crops Could Offer a Climate Advantage for the Midwest

  • Published: Mar 10th, 2011

In Illinois, researchers are looking for America's next crop of biofuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and bolster energy security.

Study Finds Ice Sheets Becoming Dominant Contributor to Sea Level Rise

  • Published: Mar 9th, 2011

A new study finds the rate at which the massive ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are melting has been accelerating during the past two decades.

East Antarctic Ice Sheet: Freezing From the Bottom Up

  • Published: Mar 3rd, 2011

Scientists are surprised to learn that the planet's biggest ice sheet is growing from the bottom up as well as the top down.

Podcast: What To Do With CO2

  • Published: Mar 1st, 2011