As people, towns, cities and countries honor World Environment Day 2009, the United Nations Environment Programme offers 12 ways each of us can make a difference in the fight against climate change.
In commemoration of the United Nations' 37th Annual World Environment Day, a new environmental documentary, HOME, was released globally June 5 to enlighten all of us about how we view and treat
The White House announced May 28 that it selected Pittsburgh to host the next G20 summit for global economic leaders to assemble on September 24 and 25.
On June 3, the West Virginia Supreme Court refused to take up a dispute over the construction of a wind farm, allowing state approval of the $250 million project to stand. The electric-generating facility and associated interconnection facilities will be built along a ridge in north-central West Virginia in Barbour and Randolph Counties.
When your mother tells you to finish all the food on your plate, it isn’t just because there are starving people in India. Americans waste the most food in the world—the average household throws out $500 worth of spoiled or uneaten food each year.
For the first time ever, world energy leaders are coming together for the advancement energy efficiency. The largest economic powers—including the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and Russia, together with China, South Korea, India, Brazil, and Mexico—signed the official partnership last week at the G8 Energy Ministers Meeting in Rome.
A study released last month by the Harvard School of Public Health concludes that tiny airborne hazardous particulate can lead to blood clots, which is often associated with long-term airplane flights.
The Nanyang Technology University announced June 3 that it has formed a multi-disciplinary energy research center to research complex energy-related issues. The Energy Research Institute will be a venue for scientists to assemble and exchange ideas across various disciplines.