Covering for the slovenly among us, hundreds of thousands of volunteers are expected to participate in an annual trash collection effort on Sept. 15, 2007, along the shores of the world's oceans, lakes, and rivers.
Around the world, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are widely touted- and sometimes required - as energy-efficient replacements for standard incandescent bulbs.
Even Al Gore, tweaked by conservatives for his multi-home, jet-setting lifestyle, has defended his bona fides by touting his family's purchase of carbon offsets.
The third of four reports that comprise the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's "Fourth Assessment Report on Climate Change" is scheduled to be released May 4, 2007, in Bangkok.
Post-Kyoto climate change negotiations began in earnest in Bali, Indonesia, to prepare for the next iteration of world consensus on the topic.
Key resources of studies and statistics for human angles on environmental stories.
Disasters create hundreds of thousands of environmental refugees in U.S and the World.
Displaced people from disasters, climate change pose international social, economic and security threats
E-refugees grow in numbers, reflect threats to safety, security.
Although the evidence is not yet ironclad, two recent reports support fears that populations of hundreds of bird species strongly dependent on water bodies are declining in much of the world.