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Candidates Mum on Climate Change

Dodany: 30 września 2012

How can we break the ice and get a political conversation started about climate change, David Biello asks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Prime Time Fox News and WSJ Editorial Climate Coverage Mostly Wrong

Dodany: 22 września 2012

An analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientsts finds that 93 percent of climate info on Fox News prime time and 81 percent on The Wall Street Journal opinion pages is misleading. Steve Mirsky...

Bird Seed Poisons Wild Birds

Dodany: 16 września 2012

To improve shelf life, Scotts Miracle-Gro used a pesticide toxic to birds in its bird seed. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Humans and Tigers Can Coexist

Dodany: 9 września 2012

One way to help save tigers would be to cede the night to them. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Much Life Is There on Earth?

Dodany: 2 września 2012

New estimates decrease the likely number of microbes beneath the sea, but the truth is that we still don't really know. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Energy Hits the U.S. Presidential Campaign Trail

Dodany: 26 sierpnia 2012

Romney wants "energy independence," Obama prefers an "all of the above" approach. What's the difference? David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Fukushima Radiation Damages Butterflies, but Not People--Yet

Dodany: 19 sierpnia 2012

Scientific analyses are beginning to unravel the biological consequences of the radioactive particles released during the Fukushima meltdowns. David Biello reports -- Read more on...

Drilling for Offshore Oil Comes to the Arctic

Dodany: 12 sierpnia 2012

As Shell prepares to drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea, what are the risks? David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

UV Gives Fish Skin Cancer

Dodany: 6 sierpnia 2012

Fifteen percent of a sample of 136 trout caught near the Great Barrier Reef showed evidence of melanoma, with UV exposure the likely culprit. Christopher Intagliata reports -- Read more on...

Greener Olympics Mean Cleaner Air

Dodany: 30 lipca 2012

A new analysis shows how the summer Olympics helped clear the air in Beijing--and combat climate change. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Marijuana Farms Poison Wildlife

Dodany: 22 lipca 2012

Pathologists have found the first evidence of wildlife poisoned by a cash crop--and not in a traditional agricultural area. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Could Geoengineering Stop Heat Waves?

Dodany: 15 lipca 2012

Scientists explore whether artificial volcanoes might beat the heat. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

35 Years of Renewable Energy

Dodany: 8 lipca 2012

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been working for 35 years to make solar power and other technologies a reality. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Are Western Forests Doomed to Burn Away?

Dodany: 1 lipca 2012

Climate change may not only unleash fiercer wildfires but also ultimately replace Western forestland with grasslands. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Warming Oceans Will Follow Laws of Physics

Dodany: 24 czerwca 2012

Warmer waters mean higher sea levels, but how high? David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

For Sustainability, Go Beyond Gross Domestic Product

Dodany: 17 czerwca 2012

The widely used economic measure grossly distorts the environmental and social costs of some growth, David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Are We Pushing the Planet to the Brink of Irreversible Environmental Change?

Dodany: 10 czerwca 2012

The human transformation of the planet is now bigger than the end of the last ice age. What does that mean for the planet? David Biello asks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Climate Change May Impact Electricity Supplies

Dodany: 3 czerwca 2012

Fossil-fuel burning power plants aren't only causing climate change, they're likely to suffer from such global warming. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Another Casualty of War?: The Environment

Dodany: 27 maja 2012

From lingering pollution to feeding soldiers on bushmeat, war can be tough on the environment. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why Tariffs on Chinese Photovoltaics Are Bad for the Planet

Dodany: 20 maja 2012

The U.S. has placed tariffs on Chinese solar panels in a bid to protect American solar companies. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com