Entertainment | Science | Energy | NationNPR | March 30, 2015 3:23 p.m.
Two physicists keen to detect a a very rare, high energy particle think you and I can help. The researchers are working on an app that would allow any smartphone to detect rare particles from space.
Amid record production, some analysts worry the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. One says lack of storage space could drive oil down to around $20 a barrel, less than half the current price.
The Brush Canyon development would have had as many as 223 turbines in Sherman and Wasco counties, but state regulators say plans have been scrapped.
Environment | Science | Energy | NationNPR | March 27, 2015 5:35 a.m.
An official investigation into an accident last February at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant has concluded that kitty litter is the culprit. Organic material in the litter caused a drum to burst.
Environment | Science | Energy | NationNPR | March 26, 2015 5:01 p.m.
The shrinking of ice at the ocean's edge in the West Antarctic has increased by 70 percent over the past decade, an analysis of satellite images suggests.
Oil, trucking and manufacturing groups have opened a second front against Oregon's low-carbon fuel rules.
Environment | World | Energy | ScienceNPR | March 22, 2015 4:06 p.m.
The head of the country's meteorological administration says it faces climate disasters and ecological degradation resulting from a warming planet.
Environment | Science | Energy | Business | NationNPR | March 20, 2015 5:18 p.m.
The regulations, which go into effect in 90 days, establishes safety measures for wells and for drilling companies to publicly disclose chemicals used in the process.