The good people at Cooler Planet have come up with a neat way to visualize the progress solar energy has made in California over the past decade - a Google Maps mash-up with data provided by the California Energy
An endlessly talented friend and photographer, Greg Gladman, was in Florida last month and took this photograph of an exuberant "activist" roaming the streets of the State-most-famous-for-navals. What do you think it means?
In fact, it's very possible for large regions of the globe to get cooler while the average for the whole planet goes up as heat gets distributed differently. This is what is thought to have happened during a medieval "mini ice-age" when Europe got
LA Times has one of those stories where the words paint a lovely picture and the picture is worth a thousand words - about how drought-tolerant succulents are fire-retardant enough to protect homes in the path of a Southern California wildfire. The
Habitat destruction is a process of land use change in which one habitat-type is removed and replaced with another habitat-type. In the process of land-use change, plants and animals which previously used the site are displaced or destroyed, reducing
Stunning shot of Earth taken by Rosetta's Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System (OSIRIS) Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) on November 15. The image, a color composite of the NAC orange, green and blue filters, was taken during OSIRIS's
On one of the busiest days of air travel here in the States, check out this visual depiction of all the air travel over North America over a 24-hour period, created by graphic artist Aaron Koblin. Stunning.
With dozens of dead and injured seabirds found coated in black goo, scientists say that the 58,000-gallon (220,000-liter) oil spill in the San Francisco Bay could threaten wildlife for years. ::National
Is this what a future Spain besieged by global warming look like? The digitally retouched picture - part of a new book, Photoclima, released this week by Greenpeace - uses statistics gleaned from the UN panel on