By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The heat is rising on Planet Earth.
House Republicans on Tuesday accused federal agencies of failing to prepare for the automatic sequester cuts, saying they had two years to get ready but instead the administration spent time on "scare tactics."
Curiosity hunkered down after the sun unleashed a blast that raced toward Mars.
Curiosity hunkered down Wednesday after the sun unleashed a blast that raced toward Mars.
The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air jumped dramatically in 2012, making it very unlikely that global warming can be limited to another 2 degrees as many global leaders have hoped, new federal figures show.
One of the driest spots on Earth _ the Sahara desert _ is increasingly responsible for snow and rain half a world away in the western U.S., a new study released Thursday found.
The snowstorm that walloped the Northeast with about 3 feet in some places didn't add up to being that bad, federal statistics say.
One of the federal government's top experts in winter storms will be the next director of the National Weather Service, officials announced Thursday just as a massive blizzard threatens New England.
Big changes are in store for the nation's forests as global warming increases wildfires and insect infestations, and generates more frequent floods and droughts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture warns in a report released Tuesday.
Minutes after New England fishery managers took a vote that cast doubt on the historic industry’s future, the prospects most clear to Gloucester fishermen Paul Vitale were his own.
A camera that records seal-pupping activities on a remote Maine island began streaming live to the public Thursday in what's believed to be the first live-streaming camera at an East Coast seal-pupping site.
New weather data shows that the world's average temperature in 2012 barely slipped into the top 10 hottest years on record, despite the U.S. smashing heat marks.
While the U.S. was smashing heat marks last year, the world as a whole barely slipped into the top 10 hottest years on record, two American science agencies said Tuesday.
A $51 billion GOP-crafted Superstorm Sandy relief package scheduled to hit the House floor Tuesday includes billions of dollars in non-emergency spending — angering budget hawks, government-watchdog groups and many Republicans who say the bill is the latest example of out-of-whack government priorities.
Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week.