Lead is the material through which America's yawning economic inequities do their damage — and, in the Garden State, lead contamination remains a persistent problem.
They allegedly fired shotguns, left behind beer cans and a pair of boxer shorts, vomited, and went skinny-dipping in the fish's habitat near Death Valley National Park.
Climate change is a legacy issue for the US president and the latest rule is among a growing list of executive actions aimed at cutting domestic greenhouse gas emissions.
Data compiled by the World Resources Institute shows that 21 nations, including the United States, Germany, and France, grew their economies while reducing greenhouse gas pollution.
The standoff in Oregon and tentative support it has garnered from Republican leaders reveals the party's deeply held antagonism toward environmental protections.
Footage released by an environmental group seems to show workers associated with Chevron finding contaminated soil in areas that it claimed were already clean, illustrating alleged fraudulent activity.
The bears have been held captive for over 20 years in a garbage-strewn cage outside of a Sochi restaurant, whose owner allowed patrons to give the bears alcoholic beverages.
Just hours after Congress delivered its bill green-lighting construction of the project, the President sent the legislation back — just the third time he's used his veto power.
The man who said climate change was the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people will likely chair the Senate's environment committee.
Countries hit by the deadly waves commemorate those that lost their lives and adopt early-warning systems that might help prevent future catastrophes.
On December 26, 2004, an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra triggered a powerful tsunami that killed over 200,000, highlighting humans' precarious relationship with nature.
Researchers say understanding the links between energy consumption and social phenomena like holiday celebrations might help in developing strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Peru, who is hosting the annual UN climate change negotiation, pledged to sue the activists for "attacking" the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After the world's three largest economies — China, United States, and the European Union — made new pledges to curb their emissions, the spotlight is now on other leading polluters.
A UN study says dramatic cuts are possible using existing clean energy technology and with will little to no economic impact.
Industry groups and Republicans say EPA efforts to cut down on smog will cost billions of dollars, with one organization calling the proposed rule the most expensive regulation in history.
Scientists show us what's happening as we approach the brink of food coma. It's not pretty.
Up to seven feet of snow has fallen in some areas of Western New York, causing a dozen deaths and the collapse of many homes and businesses.
Republicans have pledged to approve the controversial Keystone project in January when they takeover the Senate, but their votes are still short of those needed to override a presidential veto.
In a hypnotic and beautiful three-minute video NASA scientists simulate how carbon dioxide pollution circulates through the Earth's atmosphere.