Apr 23, 2013

Human Causes of Global Warming Date Back to 1800s, Study Finds

Human Causes of Global Warming Date Back to 1800s, Study Finds

A long-term global cooling trend ended in the late 1800s—a reversal that cannot be explained by natural variability alone, according to a new study published in Nature Geoscience.

Apr 23, 2013

Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, Scientific American has published an e-book called "The Future of Energy: Earth, Wind, and Fire."

Apr 23, 2013

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials.

Apr 22, 2013

SI Students Honored for Environmental Work

SI Students Honored for Environmental Work

Students at P.S. 57 spent part of their day getting dirty, and learning about sustainability and environmental protection. Tom Llamas reports.

Apr 23, 2013

Behold: The Greenest Office Building in the World

Behold: The Greenest Office Building in the World

What's being billed as the greenest commercial building in the world — one that boasts net-zero energy use and requires tenants to abide by a strict set of rules — is now standing in

Apr 22, 2013

Six Movies and TV Shows That Will Make You Appreciate Earth

Six Movies and TV Shows That Will Make You Appreciate Earth

There is no reason not to love Earth. Despite what scientists speculate about Mars or distant "water worlds" discovered by NASA's Kepler probe, this planet is the only game in town if humans want to...

Apr 24, 2013

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Luke Livingston, president and founder of Baxter Brewing Company, talks about ways in which he is expanding his business sustainably, with the help of John Rooks, president of The SOAP Group.

Apr 22, 2013

Celebrate the Planet with Earth Day Deals

Celebrate the Planet with Earth Day Deals

Earth Day is here and there is no shortage of opportunities to do something nice for the planet. The Environmental Protection Agency published a list of events that are taking place across the country...

Apr 23, 2013

It's Easy Being Green: Five Ways You Can Help the Environment

It's Easy Being Green: Five Ways You Can Help the Environment

Here are five simple, painless things you can do to make your life greener, and maybe even a little better. Turn off your computer. According to the Department of Energy, if you're walking away from...

Apr 24, 2013

Obama Turns Inward to Advance Environmental Agenda

Obama Turns Inward to Advance Environmental Agenda

President Barack Obama’s new environmental strategy doesn’t require him to take his case to lawmakers, or the public, for that matter. This time, he’s working behind the scenes to deal with climate

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Police Seek Person of Interest in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police Seek Person of Interest in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police are looking for a person of interest wanted in connection to a daytime shooting that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus in Brooklyn.

Bodega Clerk Shot Dead in Brooklyn Store: Cops

Bodega Clerk Shot Dead in Brooklyn Store: Cops

A 52-year-old worker at a Bushwick bodega was shot to death by a gunman who entered his store early Thursday, authorities say.

Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty to Scheme

Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty to Scheme

A hotel executive who has supported Hillary Clinton, Sen. Harry Reid and other top Democrats pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.

4 New Jersey Men Arrested in Child Porn Sting

4 New Jersey Men Arrested in Child Porn Sting

Four New Jersey men face a range of child pornography charges after they were arrested in what prosecutors called a "drag net" aimed at snaring suspects who use and share the images online.

Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD

Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD

Two men robbed two banks and tried to hit two others over a two-hour period in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police say.

4 Teens Expelled After Confederate Flag, Blackface

4 Teens Expelled After Confederate Flag, Blackface

Four Catholic high school students on Long Island have been expelled after two senior boys brought a Confederate flag to a school event and two sophomore girls posted a blackface photo on social media,...