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Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 07:49 AM PDT

Oyster Farmers in Maine Sound Alarm Over Climate Change

Oyster Farmers in Maine Sound Alarm Over Climate Change

A Maine oyster hatchery is sounding the alarm about climate change’s effect on the shellfish industry. Greenhouse gas emissions are making the ocean more acidic, which can interfere with the ability of...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 07:38 AM PDT
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By Elizabeth Arakelian

PHOTOS: Look Inside Rooftop Greenhouses

You have to look up to find lettuce grown by urban farming company Gotham Greens....View gallery

  • Giant Greenhouse
  • Gotham Greens Founders_Credit Mark Weinberg for Gotham Greens
  • Giant Greenhouse
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 01:31 PM PDT

Environmental Groups Sue US Over Pollution From Airliners

Environmental Groups Sue US Over Pollution From Airliners

A coalition of environmental groups sued U.S. regulators Tuesday over long-sought pollution standards for airliners and cargo planes. The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth filed a lawsuit...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 12:01 PM PDT

#NoFoodWasted: 3 Recipes You Can Make With Leftovers

#NoFoodWasted: 3 Recipes You Can Make With Leftovers

When was the last time you ate everything off your dinner plate? For Earth Day this year, take a closer look at what you eat – and what you have left over – to help preserve the environment.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 10:29 AM PDT

Snowpack Brings Gushing Waterfalls at Yosemite

Snowpack Brings Gushing Waterfalls at Yosemite

Waterfalls in Yosemite National Park will likely reach peak flows between now and May.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 12:46 PM PDT

NASA: Global Warming Is Changing How Earth Wobbles

NASA: Global Warming Is Changing How Earth Wobbles

Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds. Melting ice sheets — especially in Greenland — are changing the distribution of weight on Earth.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 12:32 PM PDT

Celebs Going Green

In honor of Earth Week, we've rounded up a few celebrities committed to...View gallery

  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Matt Damon
  • Natalie Portman
Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 01:35 PM PDT

Warming May Be Worse Than Experts Think: Study

Warming May Be Worse Than Experts Think: Study

Most computer simulations of climate change are underestimating by at least one degree Fahrenheit how warm the world will get this century, a new study suggests. It all comes down to clouds and how much...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 01:15 PM PDT

Largest Rooftop Greenhouse in World Is in Chicago

Largest Rooftop Greenhouse in World Is in Chicago

A New York company called Gotham Greens has built what its owners claim is the largest rooftop greenhouse in the world on Chicago's far South Side.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 01:41 PM PDT

UN: Over 130 Countries Will Sign Climate Agreement April 22

UN: Over 130 Countries Will Sign Climate Agreement April 22

The U.N. says a record number of more than 130 countries will sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change at an April 22 ceremony at U.N. headquarters. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hosting...

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