April 21-27, 2014

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 03:42 PM EST

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Entrepreneur Jin Zengmin wants to bring attention to environmental concerns in China's eastern province.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 11:14 AM EDT

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 07:20 PM EDT

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without sounding like a nag? Watch how to be environmentally friendly without offending your friends!...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 01:24 PM EDT

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

The West Irving Library in Texas operates completely on solar power. The 1-year-old building is generating even more power than it uses.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 10:24 AM EDT

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Although most Americans once regarded climate change as "an issue about polar bears or maybe Bangladesh," a new survey suggests that attitudes are evolving, The New York Times reported.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 07:15 AM EDT

Henry Abbott Tech Wins Green Contest

Henry Abbott Tech Wins Green Contest

Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury is the latest school that to be installing the panels after winning Connecticut Light and Power's Live Green-Win Green contest.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 05:30 AM EDT

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Bucking the global trend of glacial decline, some glaciers in the Himalayas mountain range have gained a small amount of mass between 1999 and 2008, according to new research.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 05:24 AM EDT

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

More than half of 82 species of coral being reviewed for inclusion under the Endangered Species Act "more likely than not" would go extinct by 2100 if climate policies and technologies aren't...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 07:48 PM EDT

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

The American chestnut could get a new lease on life a century after a fungus killed it off, now that scientists have developed a genetically hardier version of the iconic tree.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 07:33 PM EDT

World Powers Prep for Very Cold War in Arctic

World Powers Prep for Very Cold War in Arctic

The big debate by military powers isn't about whether global warming is real but about how its effects can be exploited in the Arctic for military maneuvers and shipping lanes.