This January, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized mileage standards set in 2012. Now, at the push of the auto industry, EPA and other agencies are going back for another look.
Two recently approved missions will explore our solar system's early history, looking at asteroids near Jupiter and an odd object that may be a planetary core.
Coastal wetland loss after an oil spill can be more extensive than after a hurricane.
The transformed headquarters, to be completed by December 2018, features a design geared toward communicating science to the community, sparking collaboration, and reducing environmental impact.
As northern Minnesota's climate got wetter, precipitation drove mobile forms of young carbon deeper into peatlands, doubling the size of methane-producing strata.
From banning plastic bags to regulating solar power, states across the country asked voters to make important decisions on energy and the environment.
Researchers convert seismic data into sounds and animations, providing scientists with a new way to view what happens to Earth during earthquakes.