China has declared that it will be making significant cuts to its greenhouse gas emissions, following the United States' pledge to slash carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions namely from coal power plants by 2030.
A pelican found in Long Beach with its throat pouch cruelly slashed has made an "incredibly fast" recovery and is set to be released back into the wild, a bird rescue organization reported Monday.
A Missouri man pleaded guilty on Monday to making bogus telephone reports in October that water supplies would be contaminated in four cities in Missouri and Kansas.
Due to an eruption at Pavlof Volcano, the Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the alert level on Monday.
A child with measles was reportedly at the Sea-Tac Airport late last month, potentially exposing hundreds to the highly infectious disease.
President Barack Obama unveiled his proposal Monday, one of the strongest actions ever taken by the United States government to fight climate change, aimed to slash carbon dioxide pollution from power plants 30 percent by 2030.
The House of Representatives has passed a bill that would grant NASA a $17.9 billion budget for 2015. However, the agency has also been reprimanded by the House of exorbitant airplane flights of the last several years that had cost nearly $3 million total.
Congress is reviewing the Sunscreen Innovation Act, a bill that may speed up the process of approving new innovations for sunscreen ingredients under US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards.
A group of young school children reportedly discovered a 7,000-year-old Chinchorro mummy while on an archaeology field trip in northern Chile over the holiday weekend.
Nine scientists were just awarded the Kavli prize - a hopeful rival of the Nobel Prize - which awards for seminal advances in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience.
SpaceX will be unveiling their manned version of the SpaceX Dragon tonight. The Dragon V2 has been designed to transport live human cargo to and from the International Space Station (ISS), making it the second craft to taxi men and women to the station since the retirement of NASA's shuttle program in 2011.
Seafloor experts have just created a new ocean map detailing underwater terrain where the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 might be located. The new view could also shed light on what type of underwater vehicles might be used to find the missing airplane and where any debris from the crash might have ended up.
For the first time, carbon dioxide (CO2) levels have reached a record-breaking milestone, its monthly concentrations topping 400 parts per million (ppm) in April throughout the Northern Hemisphere, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reports.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, now a UN diplomat, said Tuesday that cities and their mayor hold the key to confronting climate change.