Johns Hopkins University has long been paid by coal companies to screen former miners for black lung disease.
Costs to fight fires in forests are climbing, forcing the Forest Service to drain funds intended for research and reforestation to help it battle blazes.
When it comes to climate science, there is deep division between the Tea Party fringe and the rest of the Republican Party.
James Hansen and three other prominent climate scientists call for the deployment of safe nuclear energy -- and they want support from enviros.
The Obama administration barred Shell from drilling in the Arctic following a series of accidents last year. The company is asking for permission to return next year.
Findings from a leaked copy of the IPCC's next report aren't pretty, but they contain some glimmers of hope.
Senators (and cousins!) Mark and Tom Udall have introduced a bill that would set a national renewable electricity standard. It's a good idea, sure to die in a bad Congress.
Bangladesh is vulnerable to floods and cyclones, which makes its plans for a new coal-fired power plant next to a mangrove forest all the more troubling.
America has been promoting the construction of homes in floodplains since the 1960s. And it plans to do so for another four years under a new bill.