A new and deadly coronavirus emerges in Saudi Arabia. When will we learn to predict emerging diseases in animals before they make the jump to humans.
Austin has emerged as a hub for clean tech—and the Pecan Street Project is a pioneer in using big data to study how we use (and abuse) energy.
At SXSW, learning how techies can hack their way to a better city government
Wildlife trafficking and poaching are on the rise, thanks to growing incomes in Asia and the involvement of major international crime syndicates. Is there hope for ending the war on wildlife?
President Obama announces new nominees to head the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy—and both candidate will be tested in the years ahead.
A report from the State Department concludes that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will have little impact on carbon emissions. That will make environmentalists battle to fight the pipeline that much tougher.
The nuclear accident at Japan’s Fukushima plant caused the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people and sparked fears of a health catastrophe. But nearly two years after the meltdown, a World Health Organization reports says …
Washington media and politicians are certain that something must be done—and soon—about the debt crisis. But climate change rarely gets that kind of traction. Why it matters which crisis we choose
After the failure of cap and trade, many climate advocates have focused on energy innovation as a way to sidestep tough politics. But there’s avoiding the battle over climate change
A new report by a conservation group shows that as much as one-third of the seafood sold in the U.S. is mislabeled.