By PBS NewsHour
When holes opened up in the earth recently in Siberia, a wave of speculation was set off as to their cause. Scientists are now pinpointing a dramatic increase in arctic thawing, which may have released methane once trapped below the…
By Willis Raburu
What does the “cow of the future” look like? Or rather smell like? If all goes according to a new plan set out by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, cows will be a lot more couth and emit a…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The White House has announced a wide-ranging plan aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources. The plan announced Friday is part of President Barack Obama's strategy to reduce greenhouse gas…
BP said it was making progress drilling relief wells as cleanup of the oil in the Gulf of Mexico showed signs of improving. Jeffrey Brown recaps the latest developments in the Gulf oil disaster.
Crews continued to drill holes to vent explosive gasses out of a mine in West Virginia where four miners are still missing. Jim Lehrer gets an update from NPR reporter Frank Langfitt on the scene about the search efforts and…
Following the deadly mine explosion in southern West Virginia, Jim Lehrer talks to two reporters about the ongoing recovery efforts, the dangers of mining coal and the state of safety standards in the industry.
By Larisa Epatko
As nations move forward with managing carbon dioxide emissions, how will they track their progress? The answer comes in part from a global network of CO2 sampling sites that was born decades ago at Mauna Loa in Hawaii.
Visual and radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed what seem to be several seas -- probably filled with liquid methane and ethane -- on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan.
Among businesses addressing the global warming issue, the Chicago Climate Exchange is creating a trading market with financial incentives to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, methane, and other greenhouse gases.
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