Energy & Environment

Released: Monday, August 26, 2013

Today’s U.S. wildfires burn twice the acreage as they did the latter part of last century, threatening more homes.

Released: Sunday, July 7, 2013

2.5 million miles of pipeline transport hazardous liquid and natural gas products across the United States - but are they safer than the vehicle-based alternatives?

Released: Sunday, June 30, 2013

Global temperatures have not dipped below long-term averages since 1985. The U.S. broke several temperature records in 2012.

Released: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Billion-dollar weather disasters in the U.S. have tripled since the 1980s. 2011 broke records, with 14 separate events.

Released: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

93 percent of U.S. planes, trains and motor vehicles remain dependent on oil. The resulting CO2 emissions are second only to China.

Released: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

In 2010, two-thirds of American children lived in counties where air pollution exceeded federal standards.

Released: Monday, April 22, 2013

America consumes more water per person than any other country. Worldwide consumption is up, too, prompting concerns for the future.