When Ear Spring erupted at Yellowstone National Park Sept. 15th, it was already notable—it was, as Live Science puts it, the geyser’s “most violent display since 1957.”
Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday.
People who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to request them under a new law.
Seattle has been named the winner of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge.
The Spix’s macaw achieved onscreen fame in 20th Century Fox’s “Rio” as a charming parrot named Blu who travels thousands of miles in an attempt to save his species.
Engineers are deploying a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world’s largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean.
King County sued BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell in May, saying they intentionally produce and market fossil fuels that they know will exacerbate global warming, damaging the county’s interests.
A warmer world likely means more and hungrier insects chomping on crops and less food on dinner plates, a new study suggests.
CINCINNATI — Kroger plans to eliminate plastic bags at stores by 2025. The company, which owns a sprawling list of supermarkets including Harris Teeter, Fred Meyer, and Ralphs, announced on Thursday that it will gradually transition to reusable bags at its nearly 2,800 locations. QFC, a Seattle grocery chain owned by Kroger, will be the first of the stores to eliminate plastic bags. They’ll be gone at QFC by 2019. Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen said in a release that Kroger […]
Ever wonder what happens to disposable contact lenses when it’s time to actually dispose of them?