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Anti-Evaporation Powder Next Step For Parched Texas City

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A North Texas city already has deployed two unusual techniques to try to cope with a persistent and lengthy drought, and Wichi...

The Future of Energy in Turkey, Part II

David Kroodsma | Posted 07.27.2014 | Green
David Kroodsma

What is good for Turkey, and what is good for the world? People understandably don't want a nuclear power plant in their backyard, or for their land to be flooded or their rivers destroyed. But a country like Turkey is likely going to need more energy, even if it manages to become far more efficient.

Feds and BP Clash Over Barrels Spilled at Macondo Trial

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.12.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

At the Macondo spill trial, number crunching or quantification of the oil flow started Monday in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, with Judge Carl Barbier presiding. The U.S. is on one side with a figure of about 5 million barrels for the disaster that commenced in 2010, versus BP and Anadarko on the other with 3.26 million barrels.

This Week in Climate Science: Yellowstone Wildfires, Sea Levels and Shorebirds, and Fracking Accounting

David Kroodsma | Posted 10.11.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

A new paper estimates that "fracking" produces relatively few greenhouse gas emissions, and that the emissions due to extracting the gas are small in comparison to the emissions from burning it.

This Week in Climate Science: A Triassic Warning, Carbon-Absorbing Forests, and Amazon Dams

David Kroodsma | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Coral Reefs are in deep trouble due to warming and acidifying oceans, but they may not be in as much danger as previously thought.