Liberated ancient deposits of the potent greenhouse gas are another sign of climate change. →
Timeworn Antarctica ice suggests a strong link between carbon dioxide levels and glacial cycles for the past million years.
There are 80,000 dams in the United States, but only 3 percent of them create hydroelectric power. Why do we build dams and how do they affect the environment?
The Four Corners region of the southwestern U.S. produces more methane than any other part of the nation, and scientists want to find out why.
A virus that inhabits the deep ocean infects methane-eating microorganisms. Continue reading →
In Boston, methane emissions from aging pipes and other sources may be more than double official state estimates for the city, according to a Harvard University study.
What if reservoirs that store water and produce electricity were among some of the world's largest contributors of greenhouse gasses?
Telltale signs of life have been discovered in rocks that were once 12 miles (20 kilometers) below the surface — some of the deepest chemical evidence for life ever found.
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