First private Mars mission revealed
The first private mission to Mars will feature a TV satellite and a robot lander carrying experiments designed by school students.
Peter Higgs receives Nobel medal
Prof Peter Higgs has received his Nobel prize for physics at a ceremony in Stockholm.
Coldest spot on Earth identified
The coldest place on Earth is measured by satellite to be a bitter minus 93.2 Celsius (-135.8F) in the heart of Antarctica.
Mars rover goes after carbon clues
Nasa's Curiosity rover is modifying its exploration strategy to try to find evidence of the carbon chemistry that might inform the question of ancient life on Mars.
Rare orchid rediscovered in Azores
Europe's rarest species of orchid has been rediscovered on an island in the Azores, claim scientists.
Rotting fish to green gas
The 'green' carpet maker Interface has signed up for a sustainable gas supply made from rotting fish.
The Ecoterrorist and me
Marie Mason is five years into a 22-year sentence for participating in non-violent - but highly destructive - actions with the Earth Liberation Front. David Rovics met with her at the Carswell...
Government condemns the poor to cold homes
Low income families in the UK are cold mainly because they live in badly insulated buildings. The Chancellor has missed the opportunity to address this key issue, writes Paul Ekins, in the name of...
Taking the 'conservation' out of Marine Conservation Zones
The UK Government has recently expanded its network of marine protected areas. But as Horatio Morpurgo discovers, the focus on protecting only specific 'features' from intensive fishing is leaving...
London flood surge 'worst in 60 years'
Revealed: the devastating flood London nearly suffered last week.
Around the world, cities are searching for sustainable ways to transport residents quickly, efficiently, and safely throughout their streets. One such solution is bus rapid transit (BRT), a...
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves forward with standards to reduce power plant emissions—which are due to be finalized in June 2015—many states are wondering how they...
WRI's 'Climate Finance' series—which includes a subseries on public financial instruments—tackles a broad range of issues relevant to public contributors, intermediaries, and recipients of...
Extreme rainfall hammered Boulder, CO with more than 17 inches of precipitation in just six days earlier this year. Salt Lake City's snowpack—a critical water source—is showing troubling...
Using existing policies and infrastructure, Badger State can meet future emissions standards
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