A rather strange-looking “feature” was recently observed forming, and changing, in the hydrocarbon seas of Saturn’s moon Titan by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
The respective top predators of the land and ocean environments of 210 million year ago — phytosaurs and rauisuchids — apparently hunt and fought with each other, according to new research from the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech’s Department of Geosciences.
According to the filmmakers behind this recent release, this is the film that environmental organizations don’t want you to see, in part because it reveals the truth behind the world’s most destructive industry.
Reptiles can learn through imitation, new research from the UK and Hungary has shown. The new findings represent the first strong scientific evidence that reptiles show signs of social learning.
Dolphins are magnetosensitive — that is to say, they have an awareness of magnetic fields — according to new research from the Ethos unit of the Université de Rennes in France.
The debate about whether or not climate change is happening is over, but the question of what we need to do to lessen or mitigate the effects of global warming is still very much open to discussion.
It’s still Climate Week, though the marches and summit conference are over. If you’d like to spend some time doing a brief climate watch this weekend, here are a few suggestions.
The wide adoption of plastics for making everything from single-use shopping bags to toys to gadgets and electronics has been a boon for the consumer, but an environmental disaster for the planet.
Years ago, countries of the world committed to lock in a new international climate agreement at the 2015 U.N.
The People’s Climate March is over, but unfortunately the real phenomenon has just got started. A lot of great cartoons, photoons, and stories are going around the internet these days about climate change.
At a private shindig in little town called New York City last week, SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive and Chairman Elon Musk (Lyndon’s cousin and also the CEO, Chief Product Architect, and Chairman of Tesla Motors) made a few casual but potentially world-changing announcements, as is practically a habit with Elon.
A new report out from Lazard tells us something those who follow the wind and solar industries already knew to some degree: large-scale solar and wind power projects can now compete purely on cost with natural gas power plants (as well as coal and nuclear, of course).
Originally Published in the ECOreport There will be several notable absences among the World leaders attending the UN Climate Summit, in New York, on September 23. The Leaders of China, India, Germany and Canada will all be sending representatives. Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be attending the associated dinner and addressing the UN later that week.
Solar power advertising has, for the most part, been sparse and lame. There have been a handful of excellent solar ads that I’ve seen over the past few years, but just a handful.
Electric cars are much, much greener than gas cars (“gasmobiles,” as I like to call them). Even in the state with the dirtiest electricity grid (Colorado), electric cars charging from the grid have a miles per gallon equivalency of 34.
“The Future of Energy is a powerful documentary that captures the movement across the United States to transition to renewable energy and what everyday people are doing to help foster that shift.
Solar power is a very safe investment, but it has taken banks and financiers a bit of time to get used to the technology.
Remember the difference between weather and climate? We know what happens when the weather changes—it’s obvious.
If you’re concerned about the world’s climate (including what’s happening in the United States), today’s a great day to self-educate.
This report isn’t brand new, but I somehow missed it when it came out a few months ago. It’s a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which is quite a respected global organization.