As carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increases, the soil releases ever more of two other potent greenhouse gases, new research has found.
H.R. 2417, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (BULB), burnt out Tuesday as the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the measure despite fierce support from the GOP and conservatives.
When most people think of biofuels, the plant that comes into mind is probably corn. Well, there's a whole new option that comes from the sea - kelp.
Virginia Tech researchers plan to inject some 20,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into a coalbed methane field in southwest Virginia, as part of a Department of Energy project.
MIT's developed a technique to print out solar cells on paper, almost as cheaply and easily as printing a document.
A new analysis of the oceans' ability to absorb carbon has concluded that climate change is hampering their ability to act as a carbon sink.
In the market for a high end, high efficiency refrigerator that will impress all your friends?
Samsung has just the thing: its two-door refrigerator created by Massimo Zucchi, an Italian jewelry designer.
It should come as no surprise that not every hybrid vehicle is created equal.
China's now the world's biggest investor in green energy, according to the latest annual report on renewable energy investment trends from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
The contrails from World War II bombers were enough to change the English weather, leaving Brits shivering with cold as well as, possibly, fear.
Uncle Sam’s not writing the check, but a coming infusion of cash into the cleantech sector via the private sector is nothing to sneeze at.
Not to be outdone by the Army or Air Force, the Navy is also focusing on being environmentally friendly.
New research from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council confirms that strong consumer demand combined with rebates are driving installation of photovoltaics, solar heating and concentrating solar technologies.
The decrease in global warming between 1998 and 2008 - often cited as evidence against man-made climate change - was actually caused by an increase in coal use in China, a study has found.
Fewer buses belching black smoke out their tailpipes seems like a winning idea to us and the federal government seems to agree.
Kyocera has been doing some interesting things of late, mainly around solar.
The small island of El Hierro – iron in Spanish – is located in the Canary Islands 1,500 miles off the coast of Spain.
North Pacific fish are eating tens of thousands of tons of plastic debris, say researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.
Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new alloy capable of converting heat directly into electricity.
Trek Aerospace is one of those laid back Silicon Valley companies people have likely seen an invention of in action, but didn't know it was developed by them.