A poll conducted for USA Today reports that most respondents believe climate change will hurt future generations a "great deal," but less than a third believe it affects them at the same scale personally.
The Center for Biological Diversity plans to send its mascot to Oahu, Hawaii during President Obama's holiday vacation next week as part of an effort to pressure him to reject the Keystone XL pipeline, Politico reports.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, a Republican, told the Environmental Protection Agency his state would not honor the agency's recent ruling that 1 million acres of state land qualifies as Indian Country, The Associated Press reports.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's Forestry Division on Thursday contested citations and fines issued by the state's workplace safety agency for the June deaths of 19 firefighters who were killed battling a wildfire northwest of Phoenix.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — For visitors to Isle Royale National Park, nothing beats the spine-tingling thrill of a wolf's howl piercing an otherwise silent night — or a glimpse of the wily beast slipping across a forest path. But such experiences are becoming increasingly rare, and before long may disappear forever.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dolphins living in one of the areas worst hit by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill were in bad shape a year later, with lung problems consistent with exposure to oil, according to a study assessing damage from the spill.
A host of influential Democratic politicians and policymakers descend on Las Vegas Thursday to attend the National Clean Energy Summit backed by Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, headlined this year by likely presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, National Journal reports.
SolarWorld is asking the Commerce Department to look into claims that the Chinese military hacked into its computers, suggesting that tariffs could be imposed in retaliation for cyberattacks, The New York Times reports.
Weak factory data in China and Europe weighed on oil prices Tuesday. U.S. benchmark crude for October delivery, at $95.23 a barrel in electronic trading on the Nymex, was 73 cents lower than Friday’s close, while in London Brent crude dropped 87 cents to $101.91, Reuters reports.
In a study examining 100 water wells across the Barnett Shale last year, University of Texas researchers reported finding what could be unhealthy levels of arsenic, although an industry spokesman expressed doubt that drilling would be responsible, the Denton Record-Chronicle reports.
Sonoma County is at the forefront of a movement gaining traction in a number of places around the country: Local governments going into the business of generating clean energy for their residents, the Los Angeles Times reports.
A report for the Maine Technology Institute – commissioned by a man since fired by Gov. Paul LePage – found that the alternative energy sector holds the promise of generating jobs when backed by seed money and investment, according to the Portland Press Herald.
An analysis from the World Resources Institute says 38 percent of the world’s shale gas and oil reserves are located in areas with limited water supplies and concludes that may limit the global development of fracking, FuelFix reports.
Ahead of Toyota’s intended launch next year of a hydrogen fuel cell-powered car, an affiliate of the company has started construction on a hydrogen filling station in Nagoya, Japan, The Wall Street Journal reports.