Privatization of Water Supplies Might Limit Fundamental Human Rights

For many of us, availability of clean fresh water is a given. It is quite often difficult to comprehend how it could this ever...

Alarming Rates of Ocean Acidification Detected by UK Scientists

In March, 2012, one of the world’s leading journals “Science” published a paper on geological record of ocean acidification by Dr. Daniela Schmidt, a...

Volkswagen CEO Resigns After Emissions Scandal

The chief executive of one of the world's leading automakers, Volkswagen, has resigned after admitting to knowing about 11 million cars falsely passing emissions...

Delaying Internet's Data Could Reduce Its Carbon Emissions

The servers, routers, switches and other components of a network are designed to work with much larger quantities of data than they do daily,...

NOAA Receives Full Operational Control Over Suomi NPP Environmental Satellite

The environmental satellite The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) is now fully transferred to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), by NASA. Initially a...

China Continues to Pursue Its Nuclear Dream

When China announced recently that it plans to change its 2020 target for nuclear power the world dared to hope. But don't hold your breath: it hasn't announced how much they will change and whether it's for the long run!

Obama Changes US to Green

A long time ago, President Obama announced his agenda as very different from what we are used to. He lets us see that US economy can not only not lose, but also win from keeping environmental policies at the front.

The Cost of Fluorescent Lighting Continues to Increase

According to major lamp manufacturers, the cost of fluorescent lighting continues to grow due to the shortage of rare earth metals. The prices are...

Arctic Drilling Suspended as Shell Regroups After Mishaps

In 2013, the Arctic is safe from at least one oil company’s drills. Royal Dutch Shell announced on Wednesday that it will not be...