No one was hurt, but the disaster drove people from their homes and was "too close for comfort," said the local mayor.
Climate scientists trying study a melting iceberg were trapped for more than a week after sea ice engulfed their vessel. No, that doesn't disprove climate change.
The environmental news this year was full of ups and downs, twists and turns, and deeply conflicted protagonists.
Sea-level rise could inundate the habitats of one out of every six endangered and threatened species in the U.S. Here's what we can do to help.
In December 2008, a million gallons of fly-ash sludge polluted Tennessee land and rivers. Since then, the EPA has done little to protect Americans from similar accidents.
As if we didn’t already have enough filthy, inefficient, unconventional oil-extraction techniques in use in North America, here’s one more.
The E.U. is considering a system to label gasoline according to how much carbon it emits. Oil companies and Canada don't like the idea.
A subsidiary of fracking giant Chesapeake Energy is being fined $3.2 million for water pollution caused by sloppy construction practices.
China has rejected a third of America's corn exports this year because they harbored GM varieties not approved for sale in the country.