On March 7, Sally Jewell, the president and chief executive officer of REI, appeared before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at her confirmation hearing for secretary of the Interior Department. Here's a look at Jewell's thoughts on climate and related issues.
The Energy Information Administration is touting the fact that "heating and cooling" now comprise less than half of our residential energy usage. But that's only half the story.
A test-well for collecting gas hydrates in Mallik, Canada. (Photo: USGS) There's a whole lot of methane in them thar seaflooor. But is it good as gold...
Is there a connection? And if so, how does it work? Does a warming world lead to more El Ninos? More La Ninas? Or more intense El Ninos and La Ninas?
Knowing what's behind Congress's passion for ethanol as a fuel is not quite as inscrutable as knowing what sparks romantic love, so let's look at some possibilities.