Four similar events have occurred in the same location over the past couple of years and already nine manatees have died in 2015 due to exposure to cold water.
About 27.7 million tons of Saharan dust — enough to fill more than 100,000 semi trucks — makes it to the Amazon forest floor each year, bringing with it an estimated 22,000 tons of phosphorous.
The US Department of Transportation predicts 207 total derailments by 2034, including 10 “higher consequence events” causing significant damage and potential fatalities.
Up until the early 1990s, the Soviet Union used the Kara and Barents Seas as a dumping ground, and now energy companies want to drill for oil and gas in those areas.
Pope Francis says climate change is 'mostly' the fault of humans and Catholics around the world are heeding his call for greater environmental awareness and an international climate change treaty.
An oil train derailment and explosion has occured nearby Charleston, West Virginia and comes a day after an accident in a remote area of northern Ontario.
2003 was the only other occasion in the race's 42-year history that organizers have been forced to remove sections from the competition because of insufficient snow cover.
Yellowstone's Grizzly Bears Are Already Emerging From Hibernation — And Warm Weather Could Be To Blame
In February, temperatures in the park can drop below zero, but this year they've been in the 40s — and even topped 50 degrees.
Because of climate change, the area is expected to become ten degrees hotter by the end of the century, which could cause more frequent and more intense fires — and the Ukrainian government is ill prepared to deal with the problem.
The review is essentially the last step in the regulatory process, and environmental groups are worried that the rules remain insufficient for preventing potentially catastrophic accidents.
The agency cites falling oil prices as a reason to revisit whether or not constructing the pipeline would lead to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions.
The Holuhraun eruption began in August and is the largest since 1783, when about a quarter of Iceland's population died as a result of a volcano.
A new report by the International Energy Agency recommends doubling nuclear energy production in order to hold off potentially catastrophic global temperature rise.
The International Energy Agency says nations have slashed fossil fuel subsidies by nearly $27 billion, improving market conditions for the development of renewables.
Located off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, the area could become the largest source of offshore wind power in the nation, supplying 1.4 million homes with electricity.
Industrial chemicals that were banned decades ago continue to cause problems among polar bears, which are already being hit hard by melting sea ice in the Arctic.
The President called for Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of Alaskan land as wilderness, including adding some 1.5 million acres eyed by the fossil fuel industry for oil and natural gas development.
The Company Proposing to Build the Keystone XL Pipeline Wants to Seize the Property of Nebraska Landowners
Use of eminent domain is typically reserved for public agencies, but TransCanada has asked several Nebraska courts for permission to take the property of landowners along the route of the pipeline.
The amount of sea ice in the Arctic that is more than a year old has been decreasing since the mid-1980s, meaning the ice pack is becoming more vulnerable to warming ocean temperatures.
Fifty thousand gallons of oil was spilled into the river, leading Montana governor Steve Bullock to declare a state of emergency and the Department of Environmental Quality to advise nearby residents to use bottled water.