Many plant and animal species around the world are shrinking, thanks to climate change, National University of Singapore researchers say.
The Blackfriars Bridge over the River Thames was constructed back in Victorian times, and now it’s getting a distinctly steampunk facelift with the addition of 4,400 photovoltaic panels.
Photosynthesis is the process that allows plants to use solar energy to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) and water into sugars and other hydrocarbons.
Seattle biofuel producer Imperium Renewables and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are developing a new catalytic process to convert biomass-based alcohols to drop-in jet biofuels.
North American forests might be more use than expected at slowing the pace of climate change.
The rising economic and political costs of foreign oil, coupled with climate-change fears, have been driving the search for renewable, alternative transportation fuels in the United States.
Bacteria in the ocean are communicating and cooperating in a phenomenon which could be having a significant impact on the planet's climate.
It's natural, perhaps, to associate solar power with the hot places of the world.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently conducted an audit on the Recovery Act Green Jobs Program.
One of the keenest areas of solar power research these days is into how nature turns the sun’s rays into energy for growth.
Ocean Thermal Energy and Bahamas Electricity have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop two ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) plants in the Bahamas.
Climate skeptics are a dying breed in Europe, a new poll shows, with two out of three people seeing climate change as a very serious problem.
BMW introduced its ActiveHybrid 5 concept at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show last year, and the luxury hybrid sedan is currently slated to roll out in March 2012.
Following a major breakthrough this summer, researchers from MIT, led by professor Daniel Nocera, have announced that the much-talked-about "artificial leaf" is now a reality.
Chevron and the U.S. Navy are working together in Albany, Ga., to turn methane gas captured in a nearby landfill into renewable energy.
The food-versus-fuel debate has typically been used in reference to farmers in industrialized countries growing food crops, such as corn, to sell to biofuels producers.
Leading experts on climate change science and technology are calling on the federal government to launch a coordinated investigation of the potential effectiveness, feasibility, and consequences of so-called geoengineering.
The US is unlikely to meet some specific biofuel mandates under the current Renewable Fuel Standard by 2022 unless new technologies are developed or policies change.
The inventor who gave the world the Segway - you know, that upright-riding, personal-transportation thing - is now seeking a patent for an inflatable wind turbine.
The large increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide at the end of the last ice age wasn't released by the oceans, scientists have concluded.