More than 20 million people will take part in the Great ShakeOut today, raising awareness about earthquake risks. But it won’t help unless we fortify vulnerable buildings.
An unexpectedly early winter storm buried cattle ranchers in South Dakota. They’re trying to rebuild, but the shutdown in DC and the lack of a farm bill holds them back.
The Court could complicate ongoing efforts to restrict U.S. greenhouse gas emissions via regulations
The OPEC oil embargo marked the end of American dominance on energy. Four decades later, the shale boom and efficiency has U.S. oil imports down — but the Gulf states are still sitting pretty
A powerful storm yields only a small death toll thanks to smart response from the Indian government. But a tragic and deadly stampede shows how far the country needs to go.
Advanced biofuels have been on the cusp of commercialization for years, but high prices and technological challenges have held them back. Is that starting to change?
A new study calculates that by 2047, average temperatures across much of the planet will rise to levels higher than we’ve ever seen in recent history
The Gulf Coast was spared as Tropical Storm Karen weakened, and the hurricane season remains not much of a season
New technologies have enabled the U.S. to become the world’s top producer of oil and natural gas by energy content.
This year has been a bloody one for firefighters on the front lines against wildfires. With climate change intensifying fires, it may be time to change the way we fight them.