The Kyoto Protocol offers a framework to encourage countries to reduce their carbon emissions before climate change becomes an insurmountable problem, but it contains a number of loopholes and the economic effects can be... More »

Tigers are at risk of extinction due to poaching for illegal wildlife markets, habitat loss and fragmentation, conflict with humans in close proximity and rising sea levels due to climate change. As of 2014, there are on... More »

The climate and its effects on the projected and actual yield of corn affect the price of corn. Furthermore, projected and actual demand can also change corn's price. Corn is also a common source of ethanol fuel, so dema... More » Food Cooking Vegetables

Some benefits of biomass energy include a marginal carbon footprint; they produce marginal sulfur and methane emissions. As of 2014, the biomass energy industry supports approximately 66,000 jobs in the United States. Th... More »

A variety of solutions for environmental problems exist including recycling, reduction of carbon emissions from fossil fuels, finding alternative energy solutions and the conservation of marine life. These solutions and ... More »

When burned, fossil fuels produce heat energy as well as a number of waste products and gas emissions. Fossil fuels are burned to produce the heat used in the generation of electrical power. Oil and natural gas are often... More »

Current global climate change is the seventh climate change event in the past 650,000 years. Unlike past climate change episodes, many experts believe that human activity plays an important role in current global climate... More » Science Environmental Science