Project Saved Homes From Fires, But Can It Be Duplicated?Scrutiny of the condition of the American West's forests, and of policies that curtailed logging and suppressed wildfires, has intensified amid a devastating wildfire season in California's wine country.
Texans Hit Hard By Harvey Rethink Climate ChangeSome of those who lost everything in Harvey said that they are starting to take the threat of climate change more seriously now, and they want President Trump to show more leadership on the issue.
EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Smoke, Wildfires Damage California's Famed Wine CountryWorkers in Northern California's renowned wine country picked through charred debris and plotted what to do with pricey grapes after wildfires swept through lush vineyards, destroying at least two wineries and damaging many others.
EPA Chief Says Trump Administration To Roll Back Climate PlanEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming.
GM To Offer 2 More Electric Vehicles In Next 18 MonthsEven though gasoline-powered vehicles are what people are buying now, General Motors is betting that electric vehicles will be all the rage in the future. In fact, they are promising two more electric vehicles in the next 18 months.
Would You Fly In An Electric Or Autonomous Aircraft?An airline in Europe wants to change the game when it comes to commercial flights, by developing an electric passenger plane. Meanwhile, officials in Dubai are testing an unmanned Air Taxi.
MIT Professor Says Global Extinction Event Coming In 2100Will the human race live to see the next century on Earth? According to MIT professor Daniel Rothman, the next extinction-level event may begin in 2100. "In the geologic past, this type of behavior is associated with mass extinction," he said.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
Harvey And Irma To Slow US Economy But Rebound Should FollowHurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely pack a tough double-whammy for the U.S. economy.
Eastern Caribbean Battens Down As Hurricane Irma ApproachesAuthorities on the islands of the northeast Caribbean are urging residents to prepare for Hurricane Irma, a Category 3 storm that grew stronger Monday and will likely begin buffeting the region Tuesday.
Wildfires Across U.S. West Force Thousands To Flee Their HomesWildfires forced thousands to flee their homes across the U.S. West during a sweltering, smoke-shrouded holiday weekend of record heat.