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Study Digs Deep on Shale Gas Wells, Methane Leaks. New "fracked" wells more likely to leak more methane than old, traditional wells.

This machine can make salty water drinkable — using only the sun’s rays

A group of MIT engineers come up with a solar-powered desalination system that could help villages in India, and around the globe, deal with brackish well water.

We’ve known CO2 traps heat since 1860. We had to deal with the fact that the CO2 coming out of enemy aircraft was confusing the heat-seeking missile because CO2 absorbs infrared radiation. So this is literally rocket science, if you want to think of it that way.

Almost half (47%) of all U.S. wells are being developed in regions with high to extremely high water stress. This means that more than 80 percent of the annual available water is already allocated to municipal, industrial and agricultural users in these regions. (Source: Ceres)

Technology, not regulation, will kill coal fired power. The Obama administration's plan to reduce power plant emissions may be a bold effort to put climate change back on the political agenda, but...

Study Shows Bill Nye Was Right About CNN's Climate Coverage-click through to read more from Media Matters!

Five Reasons China Should Care About Climate Change

Five Reasons China Should Care About Climate Change. In an unusually forthcoming speech, a top Chinese meteorologist outlines serious risks facing the country

Delaware Riverkeeper Network, NJ Environmental Federation, & NJ Sierra Club settled their lawsuit against the Dept of Environmental Protection Agency, clearing the way for the agency to rule on whether a southern NJ nuclear plant is doing enough to prevent unnecessary fish kills. That will force the NJ DEP to take a position on whether the facility's cooling water intake structures must be upgraded to reduce fish kills, which are more than 3 billion fish a year.