Noteworthy News

Stanford University State-Level Climate Polling Data
On November 13, 2013, Stanford University Professor Jon Krosnick released new state level data on Americans’ views on climate change. 
Survey: Californians believe climate is changing
More than eight in 10 Californians believe that climate change is happening, according to a recent survey prepared by Stanford University.
Christmas Lights Make Slippers In Global 'Junkyard' Economy
When you think of recycling, you probably think of cans, plastic bottles and newspapers. Well, think a little bigger.
A Grace Note for a Gritty Business
Recycling in New York is a scrappy business. Billions have gone toward building water tunnels, power plants, subways and sewage treatment facilities, but little toward an infrastructure of recycling. 
Is Nuclear Power the Answer?
A group of prominent climate scientists wrote a public letter calling on environmental groups to embrace the need for a new generation of nuclear power plants as a way of addressing the problems of climate change.
Brown releases proposed rules for fracking
The Brown administration has released much-anticipated proposed rules for fracking, a controversial technique for drilling for oil and natural gas reviled by environmentalists.
A New Alliance on Climate Change
In an effort to compensate for the failure of central governments to address the dangers of climate change with comprehensive national policies, cities, states and regions have developed their own strategies to rein in emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
Smart Wheel By FlyKly Could Change Everything About Commuting
The phrase “This changes everything” gets thrown around a lot, but in the sustainable commuting sphere, an invention out of New York by a group of bike enthusiasts just might actually change everything.
A Recharging Industry Rises
Tens of thousands of new electric cars are zipping into traffic this year, and with them come a trunkful of strategies about how to recharge them.
South Florida Faces Ominous Prospects From Rising Waters
In the most dire predictions, South Florida’s delicate barrier islands, coastal communities and captivating subtropical beaches will be lost to the rising waters in as few as 100 years.