Environment

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How microloans exacerbate deforestation in Cambodia

Cambodia’s reliance on microloans, long touted as a way to reduce poverty, belies concerns over debt-fuelled deforesta...

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Experts Warn About Negative Impacts of Biden Administration’s Oil Restrictions In Alaska

Voice of the Arctic Iñupiat President said the administration is claiming to be 'the most Indigenous friendly' but does...

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Rumford high school tackling Hosmer Field Complex cleanup Friday

Make a Difference Day will involve all students and staff for the first time....

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Above average warmth and mostly quiet for now

In northern Utah, it will be a little cooler compared to what we had yesterday thanks to a weak front sliding through....

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First Alert Weather: Sunny, high of 65 on Tuesday

CBS New York's Lonnie Quinn is tracking some potential rain for Wednesday, but the rest of the week looks nice....

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Wonder Woman Fights Two New Enemies in Latest Comic: Homemaking and Christianity

The latest Wonder Woman comic has left fans wondering if the “DC” in DC Comics stands for “disgusting and corrupt....

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Environmental groups, schools mobilize for Earth Day across Far South Side

Schools and environmental groups mobilized for Earth Day, organizing trash pickups across the Far South Side....

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Biden Unveils $7 Billion “Solar for All” Investment for Earth Day

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Jo...

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Here are the 30+ startups showcasing at HAX’s May 1 Demo Day

A few weeks back, TechCrunch ventured out to New Jersey to pay an early visit to HAX’s Newark offices. As much as I co...

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A comprehensive monitoring and evaluation of disaster risk due to linkage of residual coal pillars and rock strata

A large number of coal pillars were left behind during the mining of multi-coal seams. These pillars, when unstable, pos...

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Hold Azerbaijan accountable before it hosts the next UN Climate Conference

given Azerbaijan’s questionable commitments to preserving the environment and its repressive approach to governance, a...

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Charting the rise of plastic pollution – and solutions

Plastic pollution is a focus of Earth Day and of global treaty talks. Our story and charts show the scale of the problem...

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New EPA program could bring better air quality to Houston Ship Channel communities

In observance of Earth Day, ABC13 Meteorologist Elyse Smith spoke to the Ship Channel community, who said Houston's air ...

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Europe is the fastest-warming continent on the planet

The continent generated 43% of its electricity from renewable resources last year, up from 36% the year before, the agen...

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PG&E Customers' Electricity 100% Greenhouse Gas-Free in 2023

GHG-Free Electricity Deliveries Included 53% Nuclear, 34% Eligible-Renewable Resources and 13% Hydroelectric PG&E has br...

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AMH Headquarters Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Company is Recognized for its Sustainable Building Practices LAS VEGAS, April 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- AMH (NYSE: AMH), ...

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LANZAJET ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT FROM MICROSOFT'S CLIMATE INNOVATION FUND, SUPPORTING CONTINUED COMPANY GROWTH

Microsoft's Latest Investment Supports Scaling and Global Deployment of LanzaJet's Technology for the Production of Sust...

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Gone in a puff of smoke: 52,000 sq km of ‘long unburnt’ Australian habitat has vanished in 40 years

We compiled maps of bushfires and prescribed burns in southern Australia from 1980 to 2021 to see how fire activity is c...

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Ecosystems are deeply interconnected – environmental research, policy and management should be too

Pollution on land inevitably ends up in the sea. Policy makers must stop working in silos and instead consider the indir...

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Biden, congressional allies tout environmental record in Earth Day remarks

President Biden recognized Earth Day by touting his administration’s environmental efforts, including a Civilian Clima...

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National weather forecast for Tuesday April 23

National weather forecast for Tuesday April 23...

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Turning to nature to improve vital water treatment

Escalating industrialization, urbanization and climate change in Asia present a significant challenge to maintaining wat...

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World's oases threatened by desertification, even as humans expand them

Oases are important habitats and water sources for dryland regions, sustaining 10% of the world's population despite tak...

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Taiwan hit by numerous quakes, strongest reaching 6.3 magnitude

Taiwan's capital was hit by a series of earthquakes overnight into the early hours of Tuesday, with the Central Weather ...

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Q&A: EPA finalizes phase-out plan for 'forever chemicals' known as PFAS

Long-term, low-dose exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS or forever chemicals, can hinder...

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The Las Vegas–LA electric high-speed rail line just broke ground

Brightline West, a future electric high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, broke ground today in Nevada....

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Record-breaking heat and humidity predicted for tropics this summer

A new statistical analysis of the interaction between El Niño and rising global temperatures due to climate change conc...

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Research showcases Indigenous stewardship's role in forest ecosystem resilience

Oregon State University researchers have teamed with the Karuk Tribe to create a novel computer simulation model that sh...

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Kenya drafts policy, strategy to boost e-mobility adoption

The government is working on policies and strategies to guide the introduction of electric mobility, which involves elec...

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Opinion: Environmental sustainability and consumption

One of the politically destructive strands of environmental advocacy criticizes material consumption and attempts to mak...

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Earth Day 2024: Everything to know about the annual celebration of our planet

This year’s theme is ‘Planet vs Plastics’, intending to draw attention to the threat posed by plastic pollution am...

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UK hot weather: New maps finally show four-day mini-heatwave as mercury ramps up to 22C

EXCLUSIVE: During this exact period Britons could be basking in high temperatures worthy of the Mediterranean....

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World Earth Day: Call for conservation of environment

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Collecting polythene bags at Pabbi bazaar on occasion of International Earth Day, the students of ...

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Energy-as-a-Service Leader, Redaptive, Awarded Prestigious Recognition by Environment+Energy Leader for Redaptive ONE Metering Program with WPT Capital Advisors

DENVER, April 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Redaptive, renowned for its Energy-as-a-Service and data solutions, and WPT Capit...

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UK storm: Weather maps turn rainbow-coloured as snow and rain to batter Britain

The dramatic predictions show that this weekend could hurl a chaotic mix of weather at the UK....

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A million years without a megaslide: Study goes deep into the Gulf of Alaska to investigate why

Earthquakes, volcanic activity, and sediment flux can trigger underwater landslides known as submarine slides, which can...

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First Alert Weather: Sunny start to the week in NYC

CBS New York's John Elliott has the latest weather forecast....

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Czechs 3D-print Eiffel Tower from ocean waste for Olympics

A Czech company is 3D-printing a giant Eiffel Tower model for a local Olympics event, using recycled ocean waste as the ...

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Minnesota House lawmakers push forward fertilizer tax to clean up contaminated wells

Minnesota would tax farmers $0.40 per ton of fertilizer to help test and clean up thousands of private wells contaminate...

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AI weather forecasts can capture destructive path of major storms, new study shows

Artificial intelligence (AI) can quickly and accurately predict the path and intensity of major storms, a new study demo...

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Investigating the porosity of sedimentary rock with neutrons

Whether sedimentary rocks store fossil hydrocarbons or act as impermeable layers to prevent the rise of oil, natural gas...

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Budget watchdog enters political fray with warning over petrol car ban

The European Court of Auditors has strongly denied any political intent behind its decision to warn a looming ban on the...

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Tomato plants will grow bigger and juicer fruit with this ‘easy to make' fertilizer

Tomato plants will grow "as much fruit as possible" if fed this nutrient-rich fertilizer recipe which can easily be made...

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Don't blame Dubai's freak rain on cloud seeding—the storm was far too big to be human-made

Some years ago, I found myself making my way up the narrow stairs of a Learjet on a sultry runway in a deserted airport ...

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The harms of plastics are getting personal

Environmental and health history is replete with stunning examples of industries that have been engaged in long-term pur...

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Students at US universities file legal complaints over fossil fuel investments

Organizers at Columbia, Tulane and the University of Virginia write to attorneys general arguing schools’ investments ...

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Southwest Gas Announces Closing Of Centuri Initial Public Offering

(MENAFN - PR Newswire) LAS VEGAS, April 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX ) ("Southwest G...

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Fluence Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2024 Earnings Release Date, Conference Call And Webcast

(MENAFN - GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC)...

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Dynagas LNG Partners LP Declares Cash Distribution On Its Series A Preferred Units

(MENAFN - GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) ATHENS, Greece, April 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dynagas LNG Partners LP (the–Part...

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Europe heats up twice as much as the planet from the Arctic and heatwaves

The average temperature has risen by 1.4ºC on Earth, but in Europe, it has increased by 2.6ºC...

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Grimsby restaurant and bistro with rave reviews gears up to move to bigger Cleethorpes location

Jack Phillips opened Nasturtium on Abbeygate in 2022 and will now relocate to Kingsway next month...

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Glomma, Loire, Rhine: Which European rivers experienced record flooding in 2023?

A new Copernicus and WMO report highlights the need for flood defences, the potential for hydropower and the urgency of ...

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General Galactic emerges from stealth to make methane from carbon dioxide

The stealthy new startup hopes a fully integrated approach, from direct air capture to electrolysis and methane generati...

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Native village proposes new option for restoring Eklutna River

As Southcentral Alaska electric utilities push forward with a much-contested plan to reduce the impacts of a hydroelectr...

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Meet the ecological innovators designing a sustainable future

Projects are sprouting up around the globe to build environmentally focused communities. These efforts aim to be practic...

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Nicola Sturgeon Scottish Affairs Committee appearance postponed

Nicola Sturgeon's appearance before the Scottish Affairs Committee has been postponed due to 'a change in witness availa...

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Southern Company increases dividend for 23rd consecutive year; annualized rate rises to $2.88 per share

ATLANTA, April 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced it is increasing its dividend by 8 cents per sh...

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Alaska Energy Metals Obtains Receipt For Short Form Base Shelf Prospectus

(MENAFN - GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) Not for distribution to U.S. newswire services or for release, publication, distributi...

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Earth Day 2024: Four effective strategies to reduce household food waste

The global food system produces enough food for everyone, yet, in 2023, 333 million people worldwide were food insecure ...