This is a guest post by Dawn Santoianni. Why does diverting waste from a landfill and turning that waste into energy cause so much controversy?
Thursday 26 th July saw the launch of SciLogs.com , a new English language science blog network. SciLogs.com, the brand-new home for Nature Network bloggers, forms part of the SciLogs international collection of blogs which already exist in German , Spanish and Dutch ...
One-fifth of the continental United States is currently under "extreme or exceptional" drought conditions. Crops across the country have reached a point of no return, withering in the field and leaving no hope for this growing season...
Research, as ever, tells us what we already know. Eric Jaffe, of Atlantic Cities, cites new research in Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment , by Ralph Buehler of Virginia Tech...
Remember that study out of The University of Texas last February that concluded there wasn’t a direct link between fracking and groundwater contamination?
R.I.P., Sally Ride, from all of us here at Plugged In. NPR has more on her life and death. Do y'all have any memories of Sally Ride? If so, please share below.Video by McLean Fahnestock...
To me, this is the musical equivalent of science. John Boswell mixed and matched video clips from some real science greats like Carl Sagan, Bill Nye, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, worked some magic, and came out with a creation that builds upon the work of the guys in the video...
The U.S. national unemployment rate is 8.2%. That is pretty high. But one thing is clear: states that produce oil and gas, on average, are in significantly better shape than those that don’t...
Today, power plants in the United States rely primarily on fossil fuels. In 2011, more than 2/3 of the electricity generated domestically came from coal and natural gas.
NASA's Earth Observatory has posted before and after satellite images of the mid-Atlantic region showing the extent of the power outages after the June 29th storm.
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