Q. What is "dead pool?" A. Trouble, that's what. Dead pool is the level at which water can no longer be released from a reservoir. Take Lake Powell, on the Colorado River. Glen Canyon Dam's lowest...
Q. What is the most powerful species? [sidebar img=1482906 | hed=Wild File Salmon][/sidebar] A. You mean like whether a wolverine could take down Nancy Pelosi? Yawn. Today's power animals are the...
The former VP talks about his new, solutions-based book.
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Our official reading list for the bibliophile in chief
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Carbon offsets are cool, but they don't really make ski resorts eco-friendly. So says the Aspen Skiing Company's Auden Schendlerwhether the rest of the ski industry likes it or not.
If you thought the drilling frenzy out west was temporary, think again. But there's a right way to do it, and it's up to the next president to lead the charge.
Going off the grid, one Gatorade-soaked onion at a time
Could a tanking economy be great for the planet?
Ethanol is so 2007. The future of biofuels is all about chocolate, chicken litter, and, yes, algae.
In 2007, green was the new black. A year later, are eco-celebs and enviro wrist-slappers killing the mood?
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