The average model-year 2012 vehicle got 23.6 miles per gallon -- still pretty lame, but 1.2 mpg better than the previous year.
The salty waste makes roads less slippery, but environmentalists warn that it contains nasty chemicals and radiation.
J.R. Ewing must be rolling in his grave. The third largest city in Texas will now prohibit fracking within 1,500 feet of a home or school.
You can look up projected temperature trends in your county (that's county without an "r") using this nifty new online tool.
Russia, the U.S., and Canada are all pushing for greater control over the North Pole. Could be the the coldest war ever!
A wall of offshore turbines could have reduced Hurricane Katrina's wind speeds by half and storm surges by even more, researchers say.
The fate of the northern leg of the Keystone pipeline is still up in the air, but the southern leg is now complete and will start delivering oil to refineries in January.
More than 360,000 acres of waterfront habitat were lost between 2004 and 2009, and prairie wetlands took a beating too. Blame development and the ethanol mandate.
New peer-reviewed research finds that organic milk has a near ideal balance of fatty acids, which could help protect you from heart disease. Nonorganic milk, not so much.