Environmental Science

Russian cosmonaut Grechko dies at 85; made 3 space trips

Apr 8, 2017

The Russian space agency Roscosmos says Soviet-era cosmonaut Georgy Grechko has died at age 85

House approves bill to force public release of EPA science

Mar 29, 2017

House Republicans are taking aim at the Environmental Protection Agency, targeting how officials use science to develop new regulations

US hearing on climate science focuses on name calling

Mar 29, 2017

House hearing on climate science delves more into which side is bullying the other, complaints of name calling

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad

Mar 29, 2017

A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home

European scientists, officials warn against US climate plan

Mar 28, 2017

Scientists and officials in Europe say the United States will be damaging its own interests if it rolls back the previous U.S. administration's efforts to curb climate change

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

Mar 28, 2017

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind, or flag for review more than half-a-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming

Alaska sea lion study gets help from crowdsource volunteers

Mar 17, 2017

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researchers who are studying the decline of Steller sea lions in Alaska have turned to a new venue for assistance

Trump budget would gut science, environment programs

Mar 16, 2017

President Donald Trump's proposed budget would gut programs for science and the environment as the Republican has rejected mainstream science

Growing algae bloom in Arabian Sea tied to climate change

Mar 15, 2017

Gulf of Oman turns green twice a year in algae bloom that scientists say is fallout from a warming planet

EPA chief: Carbon dioxide not primary cause of warming

Mar 9, 2017

The new chief of the Environmental Protection Agency says he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming

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