Climate scientist Michael Mann, who has faced years of attacks from climate-change skeptics, explains why he believes bad-faith assaults on science have no place in a functioning democracy and why the truth about global warming will inevitably gain wide acceptance.
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London Metropolitan University could take action because a high percentage of its students thought drinking was immoral according to its vice chancellor.
Eric Schmidt: The executive chairman of Google endorses the Observer's campaign to bring coding to the classroom
As corporate sustainability becomes an ever more integrated part of daily operations, the positions that make it possible are also expanding. Here are some of the forces shaping the job market for current and aspiring sustainability pros.
Attitude may play an important role in how exercise affects menopausal women
It's back to school time for the world's largest social network. Partially returning to its roots as a locked-down site just for college kids, Facebook has launched Groups for Schools, or university-centric Facebook communities restricted to active faculty and students with .
Government, under pressure to come up with a comprehensive climate policy, admits it has not done enough to mitigate growing problems
A satirical student newspaper is under investigation by Rutgers University after publishing a column in praise of Adolf Hitler and attributing it to a Jewish student activist.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam on Tuesday refused to sign a bill that would permit discussion of creationism in classrooms alongside the traditional evolutionary-based explanation of the origins of life, but allowed it to become law anyway.
A new trade group aims to reduce environmental damage from rare earth materials, but it likely won't increase the supply of the minerals -- which cleantech and IT firms depend on -- or check soaring prices.