The work of the three winners is said to have led to the development of medications, biofuels and a reduced environmental impact from some industrial processes.
Before the threat of tariffs and countertariffs, the Department of Agriculture predicted that U.S. farm income would drop this year to $60 billion, half what it was five years ago. That projection is likely to be high, given what's transpired since.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a full pardon for hemp: He's previewing legislation to free the plant from its ties to marijuana so it can be legalized as an agricultural commodity.
Disasters fueled by global warming are the "new normal." Figuring out how to avoid the next one must be a top priority for all of us.
From algae to alloys, ingenuity in the world’s laboratories is fueling experiments to find new ways of providing viable sources of clean energy.
By adapting a tropical grass to grow in the British climate, scientists hope to be able to replace coal in power stations with biofuel.
Scientists say meeting the tougher demands of many countries on limiting global temperature rise may be technically feasible, but would risk worsening world hunger.
Global energy has gotten a climate-friendly boost as scientists say solar power alone could now meet the needs of California five times over.
Germany cut emissions and boosted renewables last year, but critics say CO2 reduction targets can’t be met unless it closes coal-burning power stations.
A report published ahead of Tuesday's U.N. Climate Summit illustrates that poor and prosperous nations, tiny islands and great cities, can satisfy all their energy needs from renewables.