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WASHINGTON, Jan 22- In its latest move to combat climate change, the Obama administration on Friday said it will overhaul 30- year-old regulations for oil and gas operations on public and tribal lands to limit the "wasteful release" of natural gas and curb methane emissions. "These updated regulations, which would be phased in over several years... would not only get...
The Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management wants to limit venting and flaring natural gas at wells on public land, practices that let methane into the atmosphere. An Interior Department spokeswoman declined to comment. "A strong BLM rule would ensure that industry has an incentive to capture and sell a valuable resource, ensuring taxpayers get the...
Caltech researchers may have discovered a new one called 'Planet Nine.'
Caltech researchers may have found another planet in our solar system to replace Pluto, reports NBC News.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, says the industry is changing the world transitions from fossil fuels to bio-renewable energy and discusses the economy in Europe and China.
Good news for party-goers, North Korean scientists claim to have made a liquor that won’t cause hangovers.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket delivered a satellite into orbit, but saw a 'hard landing' on its attempt to land at sea.
"Driving down the cost of the launch, which is the single greatest barrier to entry for the startups and the investors... makes much more viable," said Jeff Matthews, director of venture strategy and research at the Space Frontier Foundation, a space advocacy nonprofit. Rocket companies including Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic have also had catastrophic...
A couple of reports are providing an updated outlook on El Nino conditions through March and their effects on the economy.
Next PV wants to capture solar energy with balloons.
Economic growth in these countries is outpacing infrastructure, and their trash is collecting in the sea.
Pandemics are a neglected risk to lives and economies that could costs trillions of dollars, says a new report.
Importing lion trophies to the U.S. just became a lot tougher, and activists say new rules will kill the growing business of shooting captive animals.
A former researcher says the pharma giant fired him for raising red flags about statistical problems in tobacco-cessation studies.
NASA's new Planetary Defense Coordination Office is charged with supervising efforts to plan for potential asteroid threats to Earth.
Late last year, the United Nations predicted a severe 2015-2016 weather pattern, and it's looking like it was right.
A report commissioned by NASA discusses the risks of one of the agency's big goals: more human space travel.
The North Korean government announced a successful test of a hydrogen bomb, but the bark may be bigger than the blast, some seismologists say.
Elements 113, 115, 117 and 118 were added at the end of 2015 to complete the seventh row.
Every single science textbook in the world is now out of date after four new elements were added to the periodic table.