As the population of northern China explodes, it needs more water than the land can provide. To bring water to its thirsty cities, the government has embarked on the world’s most expensive and largest engineering feat: the South-North Water Diversion Project.
The Environmental Protection Agency sent a strong message Thursday to power plants that burn coal. It's time to clean up dirty exhausts that travel long distances, and 75 percent of Americans will breathe healthier air as a result.
A lot of adult environmentalists have been trying for years to focus attention on tropical rain forests in southeast Asia, but it took two teenagers to get the issue on the front page of a national newspaper and on the network news.Four years ago, Rhiannon Tomtishen and Madison Vorva started studyin
The Great Lakes hold 20 percent of the world’s fresh surface water. We share the stewardship of this precious resource with Canada and our joint responsibility is more vital today than ever before. That’s because water is becoming increasingly scarce around the globe. In the
The snowpack in the Rocky Mountains has been gradually thinning over much of the past century, and a new study attributes much of that to global warming.This year is a notable exception — unusually heavy snowfall throughout the Rockies this winter has caused a lot of flooding and water-management he