NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say new projections show 800,000 New York City residents could be living in flood zone that would cover a quarter of the city's land by the 2050s as rising seas and other effects of global warming take hold.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The world's energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose 1.4 percent in 2012 to a record high of 31.6 billion tons, even though the U.S. posted its lowest emissions since the mid-1990s, the International Energy Agency said Monday.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials are declaring victory in their four-decade campaign to rescue the gray wolf, a predator the government once considered a nuisance and tried to exterminate.
NEW YORK (AP) — The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season smashed rainfall totals across the Northeast and pushed some streams and creeks over their banks but sped up the Eastern Seaboard without causing major damage.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A building supplier phoned Pollard Lumber Co. about providing wood for a large government construction project in Georgia, but the deal broke down over a single question about how the family-owned sawmill has committed itself to environmentally friendly practices.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday proposed lifting most remaining federal protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that would end four decades of recovery efforts but some scientists criticized as premature.
Energy Department Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Christopher Smith warned House lawmakers he is limited in what he can discuss at Tuesday's hearing on natural gas exports, The Hill reports.