The solar energy market is estimated to be worth $140 billion by 2023, and countries like China (with 46% of current global capacity) are positioning themselves financially, and environmentally, as innovators in green energy. Germany, already leading the charge, is fully committed to renewables, so much so that one…
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains what lead contamination is and what it does to your body and how it can have long term impacts.
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains how the medicines you take can get into the water around around you and have negative effects on fish.
Sea level rise is quickly eating away at Louisiana’s coast. They are building sediment diversions along the coastline, which are supposed to build up land. But the seafood industry is concerned that diversions will destroy oysters, shrimp and fish.
TransCanada, the company that owns and operates the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, confirmed the incident. However, the leak was reported to authorities four hours after it started.
The annual, reasonably disgraceful tradition of an “anonymous” pilot dropping live turkeys from hundreds of feet in the air in Yellville, Arkansas, continued this fall, with several birds dropped on Oct. 14. The FAA said then they were looking into it, but it conceded to HuffPost on Saturday that there was nothing…
Sea creatures are literally swimming in plastic—this pair of Latina designers would prefer you wear swimsuits made of old bottles rather than have them end up in the ocean.
The border between San Diego and Tijuana is the busiest in the world. This region shares interests, cultures and problems. One of them is water pollution.
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains what chromium-6 contamination is and how it can have deadly effects if it’s in your drinking water.
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains what nitrogen contamination is, and how it creates dead zones in our oceans where marine life cannot live.
This week the BBC network released a new documentary series by renowned filmmaker and naturalist David Attenborough. The 7-part series, Blue Planet 2, comes exactly 16 years after the original Blue Planet and takes a spectacularly in-depth look at the wonders of our oceans.
Early last month, amid an unusually active hurricane season, Nate became the fastest-moving tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico. Roaring northwestward at 28 mph, it resulted in 45 deaths across Central America and parts of the U.S. and could cost potentially more than $1 billion in damages.
The only signs of the strange oil-burning metal carriages were the ones creeping carefully through the narrow cobblestone roads, or a taxi sitting innocently along a tourist-filled plaza.
Update, 4:30 p.m.: Several news sources are reporting that Puerto Rico’s power authority will move to cancel its $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy following several damaging news reports and a call Sunday by the governor to revoke the deal.
Fusion’s Nicolás Ibargüen traveled to Bolivia to investigate the environmentally damaging process of converting coca leaves into the white powder responsible for a billion dollar industry.