He's served on advisory boards for BP, GE, and a uranium company, and the center he runs at MIT gets corporate funding from Shell and Chevron.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, some owners of oceanfront properties in New Jersey are stymieing efforts to build sand dunes to block storm surges. They're worried about views and privacy.
The pumping of oil-drilling wastewater underground probably induced a series of earthquakes in Oklahoma, according to new research.
Higher temperatures and drought are hurting the quality of corn cobs and causing trouble for the country's last corn cob pipe producer.
More greenery is linked to lower crime rates, a new study finds.
New research backs up what candy pushers already know: Printing the nutritional info for candy bars on green backgrounds makes the candy appear more healthful.
Humanity's history is flashing before our eyes as the glaciers melt, and archaeologists are kind of psyched about it.
Residents of Wyoming want to know what chemicals frackers are pumping into the ground. State officials know, but state officials won't tell.
Chinese solar-panel heavyweight Suntech is going bankrupt, and lots of other panel manufacturers around the world are in trouble too.