To get a better understanding of the ways in which the Earth is changing, due to climate change, human activities, or natural disasters, a new app from NASA lets users compare before and after images of key locations on our Big Blue Marble.
American property owners battling to stop energy companies from snaking oil pipelines across their lands need only look to Mayflower, Ark., for a window into what can go wrong when pipelines burst in backyards.
WASHINGTON — In a sprawling complex of laboratories and futuristic gadgets in Golden, Colo., a supercomputer named Peregrine does a quadrillion calculations per second to help scientists figure out how to keep the lights on.
Anita Woodruff's insight:
This article highlights the urgent need to update our power grid.
The number of devices that remain on when you’re not using them is astounding: from printers and desk phones ATMs, vending machines and light posts. The bright side? Technology can help us conserve energy and save big.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy is optimistic that China will get on board with President Barack Obama’s climate change initiatives, especially as Beijing moves to address its growing health problems and ravenous energy...
Robert Rapier continues to report on his recent visit to the Athabasca oil sands in Alberta. This week, he explores the production processes for the two most common processes for producing the oil sands: surface mining and in situ production.