Right this second, as we type and you read, there are fires burning underground all over the globe. They're a smoky mess and can render useless large tracts of land. We didn't start these fires, but can we put them out?
An underground fire in Australia has been burning continuously since before the Bronze Age. Continue reading →
Will the recent agreement struck between the United States and China on greenhouse gas emissions really help matters or will it all be so much hot air? Trace examines the deal and what could come from it.
A tiny region has been spotted in the United States generating an anomalously high concentration of methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Continue reading →
Coal miners have been digging what German environmentalists decry as 'Europe's biggest hole' at Hambach in the Lower Rhine basin. It covers 50 square miles. Continue reading →
Curbing Co2 emissions by 30 percent is the centerpiece of the administration's efforts to slow climate change.
A coal seam fire in Australia has been burning for a month. See the battle against the mountain of fire.
Soot in the smoke billowing from Industrial Age coal-burning factories seems to have sullied the glaciers, causing them to melt, although average temperatures in Europe were dropping. Continue reading →
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