At 10:56 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human being to take a step on the moon. Armstrong told a world-wide television audience, “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Wells filled with waste injection fluids at oil and gas fields across the United States are at risk of small earthquakes triggered by larger temblors across the globe, according to a new study published Thursday.
Ocean acidification may create an impact similar to extinction on marine ecosystems, according to a study published Monday.
WOODS HOLE, Mass. – A seemingly permanent sense of crisis has engulfed our political world – Benghazi, the sequester, the hunt for rogue IRS agents. President Obama must break free if he is to govern effectively. He can do so by speaking forcefully on the most profound crisis confronting this nation:
As global capital becomes ever more powerful, giant corporations are holding governments and citizens up for ransom — eliciting subsidies and tax breaks from countries concerned about their nation’s “competitiveness” — while sheltering their profits in the lowest-tax jurisdictions they can find. Major advanced countries — and their citizens — need a comprehensive tax agreement that won’t allow global corporations to get away with this.
A new survey finds near-unanimous consensus among scientists that climate change is caused by human activity.
My family and I live in Lower Manhattan. Hurricane Sandy left us, as it did so many other families and businesses, without power, heat, hot water and refrigeration. Out heartfelt best goes out to all who were affected. Recovery hasn’t been easy – not for any of us.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new World Bank report warns that time may be running out to temper the rising risks of undesirable climate change.
Much within Amy Luers’ recent Daily Climate essay on extreme weather and the climate crisis is to be commended. Indeed, cutting emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) today won’t eliminate a climate change-induced pattern favoring more severe storms and extreme weather.