CANBERRA/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Laws to overhaul Australia's renewable energy scheme were introduced into parliament on Wednesday in a move that should reassure industry and underpin billions of dollars in investments.
For the first time, an earthquake was recorded live in Devils Hole, home to the critically endangered pupfish species. The footage is educating scientists on how struggling species react to disturbance.
Astronomers this summer will take a close look at a rare cosmic cradle for the universe's largest stars, baby bruisers that grow up to have 50 times the sun's mass.
The agency is inviting comment about ways to help mobile phone users understand why they're being charged so much.
WASHINGTON/PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana (Reuters) - Executives from BP Plc and other companies involved in a deadly Gulf of Mexico offshore oil well blowout blamed each other in Washington on Tuesday as troops and prison inmates rushed to shore up Louisiana's coast against a huge oil...
FRANKFURT/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. solar company SunPower posted a weaker-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, while German solar companies and a Chinese rival benefited from brisk demand for the renewable energy source.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Deep sea divers who pull apart oil wells are getting the documentary TV treatment, and their hazardous job brings home a lesson now playing out in the Gulf of Mexico -- expect the unexpected.
PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc said on Tuesday it has finished building a smaller dome designed to trap oil spewing from the floor of the Gulf of Mexico and plans to try placing it over the relentless leak on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new climate change bill to be unveiled in the Senate on Wednesday will try to achieve a 17 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2020, from 2005 levels, according to a summary of the bill given to senators and obtained by Reuters.
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co and The Gas Company, a unit of Macquarie Infrastructure Co, will work together to develop a hydrogen fuel infrastructure to serve fuel cell vehicles in Hawaii, the companies announced on Tuesday.
A team of British researchers has worked with six adult Egyptian fruit bats to record and recreate their calls. These calls are pairs of 'clicks' from the bats' tongues that they use to fill their surroundings with acoustic energy; the echoes that return allow the bats to form an image of...
( U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded nearly $2.5 million to 11 companies to support their work in eight key environmental areas: monitoring and control of air emissions, biofuels, green buildings, drinking water monitoring,...
( American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists ) Advancement in the treatment of cocaine overdoses and a new defense in the fight against HIV are just two examples of the groundbreaking research that will be unveiled at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists'...
New hiring rose in March to its highest level in more than a year while job openings moved up slightly, fresh evidence the job market is slowly improving.