Latest Environment Items
With biodiesel tax credits set to expire this year, it's logical that Steven Levy would defend his industry and its subsidies ("Biofuels aid environment, economy," Letters, Nov. 29). But as he says, we should focus on facts.
Ten pilot whales have died and another 41 remain stranded in a remote area of Everglades National Park in Florida, as officials scurry to keep the mammals alive until high tide reaches.
Delegates at the recent U.N. climate conference in Warsaw decided that $1 billion a day, the amount currently being spent across the world on "climate finance," is not enough.
U.S. helicopters descended upon Guam on Sunday with cargo meant to kill, although this $8 million mission was unlike most others — 2,000 mice on cardboard parachutes were released into the forest surrounding Andersen Air Force Base as bait for brown tree snakes.
Seahawks fans rocked the stadium so hard during Monday night's matchup with New Orleans that seismic instruments registered small tremors at various points in the game.
If Hollywood celebrities don't like hydraulic fracturing, then maybe they should stop flying in jets, heating their swimming pools and undergoing plastic surgery, according to a video released Tuesday.
The one-sided view of the facts served up in your Thanksgiving Day story ("N.M. students take refuge in bus stop 'kid cages' as gray wolf population soars," Web, Nov. 28) was made clear in the first sentence with the assertion that "by all accounts" gray wolves are thriving in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes regions.