When considering the timeline of events in Syria, it is quite possible that what is happening can be linked back to one important factor -- access to fresh water.
Since the 1930s, Louisiana has lost nearly 1,900 square miles of land. That's enough land to make up the entire state of Delaware.
On our last week we drove past the sea. There were currents and waves and people standing on the edge, waist deep in water. Then I found out that I had been that way before, but hadn't recognized it because it wasn't actually the sea. It was fields and land and this was a flood.
Cowspiracy is a documentary that follows the adventures of a man named Kip as he searches for the leading cause of climate change and the overall decrease in our environment's health.
September is National Preparedness Month, and now is the time to refresh your family's existing emergency plan or map one out for the first time. Waiting to act until the emergency event is occurring is really too late.
"Good luck with that!" This is the most common response we get when we talk about ScienceDebate.org, the non-profit founded to try and persuade the presidential candidates to attend a debate solely on science issues, including technology, the environment, and medicine.
"Water is power. It's been the path for many cities, companies and families to prosper all across the West and in California. Books and movies have told that story. The whole water realm has been siloed and made technocratic."
When I bought my house, which the bank owns but kindly allows me to pay for, I was thrilled to have a big yard with lots of beautiful trees. Apparently, the trees don't feel the same, which is why, after a recent storm, the oak was on me.
Remarkably, climate change and the movement toward an international agreement to combat it did not make the list. Assuming the agreement is achieved and short of nuclear war, it is hard to imagine a more consequential development.
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Robin Murphy is the master of disaster robots. After 9/11, she deployed small mobile robots to investigate the rubble. In the wake of Katrina, she sent small, unmanned aerial vehicles to explore buildings on the Gulf Coast - the first time UAVs had been used for emergency structural inspections.
New data, with help from Google, illustrate unprecedented -- and until now, largely overlooked -- forest loss in Southeast Asia and West Africa, among other hotspots.
On September 11th, as I was flying from Los Angeles to Oakland, I took this picture of the pyrocumulus cloud created from the uncontrolled "Rough Fire" burning east of Fresno, California. The flight was at around 30,000 feet.
The good folks at the USDA should fight for good food to be less expensive than crappy food. For carrots instead of greasy chips; maybe some whole grains instead of fractioned corn syrup.
There is a considerable amount of griping these days about how hot the weather has become. Frankly, I'm tired of it. The so-called climate hawks a...