Biden’s executive order calling for consideration of new methane regulations comes on the heels of a new global analysis of the fuel’s impact on climate change.
A new report supports the creation of a compensation fund for nations that rely on terrestrial mining, but it fails to dispel environmental concerns over deep-sea mining.
With the space industry’s rapid growth, rocket exhaust will increasingly accumulate in the atmosphere. How this accumulation might affect the planet is unknown—because we’re not taking it seriously.
Anonymous review of scientific manuscripts was intended to encourage reviewers to speak freely, but other models may be better for accountability and inclusivity.
Anecdotes paint a grim picture about the state of scientific integrity in the current administration. Results from a newly opened and broad survey will show us this problem’s full scope.
The legislation would restrict the withdrawal of offshore areas from oil and gas development and overturn current planning processes.
India’s proposed coal plants threaten to lock out its low-emission energy goals under the international climate accord.
Long-term climate records could help mining companies and their investors assess the financial risk of water shortages.
A new study finds a widely used water tariff does not effectively deliver subsidies to intended beneficiaries in Nairobi, Kenya.
Methane hot spots were detected in the atmosphere near North Dakota’s Bakken formation and the Eagle Ford formation in Texas after oil and gas production ramped up starting in 2009.