Global Warming’s Potential Impact on Wind Energy

  • Published: Nov 17th, 2010

Rising global temperatures may diminish the amount of energy available from wind, a new study says.

In San Francisco Bay, A Question Whether to Build or Retreat

  • Published: Sep 21st, 2010

A California project foreshadows hard choices for coastal cities weighing benefits and costs of new development.

Wind Energy

Wind Energy

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010

Why do we get less than 2 percent of our energy from wind?

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.