The coal fueled Fiddlers Ferry power station emits vapour into the night sky on November 16, 2009 in Warrington, United Kingdom. As world leaders prepare to gather for the Copenhagen Climate Summit in December, the resolve of the...More
November 01, 2009 License
Former US Vice President Al Gore attends a session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting on January 21, 2015 in Davos. The world's political and business elite gathered for their annual meeting in the glitzy Swiss ski resort...More
January 26, 2015 License
Chinese adults wear masks on a smoggy day near Tiananmen Square October 19, 2014 in Beijing, China.
January 19, 2016 License
Wastewater is discharged into the Yangtze River from a paper mill on December 4, 2013 in Anqing, Anhui Province of China.
January 01, 2011 License
A man on a rooftop looks at approaching flames as the Springs fire continues to grow on May 3, 2013 near Camarillo, California. The wildfire has spread to more than 18,000 acres on day two and is 20 percent contained.
May 02, 2013 License
Tons of dead fish float on the waters of the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, beside the Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 13, 2013.
April 21, 2015 License
Workers walk along the conveyer belt used to move ore to the concentrator area at the Oyu Tolgoi mine October 10, 2012 in the south Gobi desert, Khanbogd region, Mongolia. The Oyu Tolgoi (Mongolian for Turquoise Hill) copper and gold...More
Sherry Vargson ignites the tap water in her kitchen on the Vargson farmlands on March 19, 2012 in Granville Summit, Pennsylvania. The Vargson dairy farm lies within the Marcellus Shale region that has attracted oil companies to the...More
January 01, 2012 License
Oil burns during a controlled fire May 6, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Coast Guard is overseeing oil burns after the sinking, and subsequent massive oil leak, from the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil platform off the coast...More
May 02, 2010 License
A polar bear lies sedated above the Arctic Circle, felled by a tranquilizer dart from a United States Geological Survey (USGS) scientist researching the health of global polar bear populations on April 29, 2007 in Kaktovik, Alaska. As...More
July 20, 2007 License