Hurricane-force winds near Kodiak caused a dock to collapse on Monday morning, releasing up to 3,000 gallons of fuel into critical marine habitat, officials said.
Archive for month: February, 2018
We keep waiting for that moment when the public goes from admiring electric vehicles to purchasing them in large numbers.
Researchers have claimed a breakthrough in energy storage technology that could enable electric cars to be driven as far as petrol and diesel vehicles, and recharge in minutes rather than hours.
The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend.
People of color face more air pollution than white people, and black people bear the biggest environmental burden of any group, according to a new study by EPA scientists.
An Iranian tanker carrying almost 1 million barrels of toxic oil is now at the bottom of the East China Sea.
Cleaning up the tens of thousands oil and gas wells on U.S. federal land after they stop producing could cost over $6 billion, and taxpayers may need to pitch in, according to an analysis of state and federal data commissioned by a conservation watchdog group.
For 25 years the United States federal fuel user fee (aka the “gas tax”) has remained stagnant, even as vehicle miles traveled accelerated and crumbling transportation infrastructure needs accumulated.
The road to an imminent electric vehicle future has hit a speed bump — one made of cobalt.
The appetite for electric cars is driving a boom in small-scale cobalt production in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where some mines have been found to be dangerous and employ child labor.