European perch stuff themselves with microplastics rather than natural food, derailing their development, according to new research from Sweden.
By Katie Campbell, KCTS9/EarthFix, Ken Christensen, KCTS9/Earthfix
Despite pledges to responsibly recycle old TVs and other unwanted electronics with toxic materials inside, an investigation tracks e-waste from the U.S. to unregulated scrapyards in Hong Kong.
By David Biello
The world may have seen the last of air with CO2 levels below 400 parts per million…
Scientists in Japan have discovered bacteria that feed on plastic and may change the future of recycling.
A methane leak in Southern California has released the equivalent of 700 million gallons of burned gasoline.
China, the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, has paid a great environmental price for becoming the world's factory. But experts say there is growing political will in Beijing to tackle the crisis. Special correspondent Fred de Sam…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, choking smog filled the air in Chinese cities, prompting pollution warnings. In New Delhi, visibility was down to a mere 200 yards due to the smog. Also, jury selection began for the first of six…
U.S. passenger airlines could cut carbon dioxide emissions (and travel headaches) at little to no cost to carriers or consumers, according to a new study.
By Gretchen Frazee
The UK plans to shut down all its coal-fired power plants by 2025 and replace the energy source largely with natural gas, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd announced Wednesday.
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