Chevron announced it will cease in its efforts to explore for natural gas in eastern Romania after thousands successfully protest and blockade the company
The World Health Organization has announced findings indicating that for the first time outdoor air pollution can be classified as the leading environmental cause of cancer
Duo designs and builds the CompoKeeper, a composter that can be used in any kitchen to collect food waste, and seeks funding to bring product to wider audience
The latest climate report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change lays down some sobering facts; climate change caused by humans is now a certainty, it is happening faster than expected, and there are many impacts we need to address. Climate Progress' Ryan Koronowski lays out 15 things you should take from the report
The Transpacific Partnership or TPP agreement is a super secret trade deal that is being called NAFTA on steroids. Not even Congress can know the details of the deal, but leaked information shows much of the content is about gutting domestic protections for labor, safety and the environment
The Tea Party driven government shutdown will stop important work on everything from renewable energy, to NOAA, and even nuclear safety inspection
Furniture icon IKEA will begin selling installable solar panels in their U.K. stores in the coming months, hoping to retail them worldwide in the future
Chiquita fruit company is seeking to have lawsuits brought by Columbians who accused the company of supporting right-wing paramilitary death squads who killed thousands of people in the country beginning in the 1990's
Overwhelmed by a recent typhoon in Japan, both irradiated water and sandbags were swept away as workers at the devastated Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant struggle to contain disaster
The Chemical Safety and Improvement Act up for consideration in Congress may actually prevent meaningful examination of new chemicals introduced into the environment
Taken off the school lunch menu because of concerns about quality and safety, the ammonia-treated meat is making a comeback. Public schools in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas have again placed orders for the cheap meat product dubbed "Pink Slime" to feed to children.
China is facing increasing international and domestic pressure to tackle its incredible pollution problems, specifically the release of greenhouse gases and harmful particulate matter. The Government officially released a plan to take on these challenges by targeting its coal-based industry and vehicle fleets.
Scientists have discovered that a species of leaf hopping insect has intermeshing cog-wheels that help it jump. These "gears" synchronize the motion of the insect's legs and demonstrated that nature invented gear technology before humans did.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced that the Obama Administration will fund 38 R&D projects that seek to improve vehicle technology and increase efficiency. The $48 million funding pool will focus on lightweighting and propulsion materials, affordable, efficient batteries, power electronics, fuels and lubricants, as well as efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems
Campuses across the nation are removing fossil fuel companies from their investment portfolios under student movement pressure in an attempt to reign in the worst practices of the industry.