Peter Ward: Mass Extinction

Asteroid strikes get all the coverage, but “Medea Hypothesis” author Peter Ward argues that most of Earth’s mass extinctions were caused by lowly bacteria. The

Exxon’s Disaster Relief

Exxon tries to put the Pegasus pipeline oil back underground where it came from and employs a time-honored cleanup technique pioneered by drunk guys. Watch

Exxon – Energy Everywhere

America’s oil industry is terribly misunderstood. When a lot of people hear “364 pipeline spills in 2012” they think it’s a big mess, like a

Warming Arctic, Changing Planet

On November 12, 2012 The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute, Columbia University and Quebec Government Office presented an exciting discussion about the effects of climate

Melting Sea Ice in the Arctic

Changes in Arctic sea ice coverage are happening at unprecedented rates, with 2012 setting a new record low for sea ice extent. Our ability to

5 Tips on Communicating Climate Science

Speak up about climate change, science communicators say More scientists should enter the climate change discussion, say five climate communication professionals who paused for a

Horizon: Death Of The Oceans?

Video Link Sir David Attenborough reveals the findings of one of the most ambitious scientific studies of our time – an investigation into what