The Asian monsoon is sending pollutants up to stratospheric heights and spreading them right across the globe, says the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).
UK researchers reckon they are on track to take carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into car fuel.
MIT and Korean researchers have developed a portable desalinator that could supply a small village using solar power.
Bill Gates (yes, really) and Toshiba are reported to be building a next-generation nuclear reactor.
A white roof reflects heat and cools a building; a dark one absorbs it. But until now there hasn't been a material that could do both.
Excuse me while I pop my organic vegetables in the oven and wipe my hands on recycled kitchen roll. I'll only be a moment. Now, I'm ready to tell you all about the reasons why wonderful people like me just love to buy eco-friendly products.
Americans are getting more and more apathetic about environmental matters, according to a Gallup poll.
Opponents of land-based wind farms have a new ally in the form of MIT. Researchers there say that, far from mitigating global warming, land-based wind turbines actually increase the temperature around them.
What's being called the world's first On-Line Electric Vehicle (OLEV) has been introduced in Seoul.
Europe is effectively outsourcing a third of its carbon emissions overseas, according to a new study.
Vast amounts of methane are bubbling up from the East Siberian sea, raising fears of a massive hike in global warming.
A Swedish professor has invented a disposable toilet that turns human waste into fertiliser.
A boat built from 12,000 plastic bottles it to set sail this month, with the aim of crossing the Pacific Ocean.
Vodafone is the most sustainable major ICT company in the world, with Verizon and AT&T the worst, according to a report from the Two Tomorrows Group.
The calving of a massive Antarctic iceberg is expected to affect ocean circulation worldwide, causing colder winters the other side of the world.
The US is to build the world's most expensive embassy, in London. Described as super-high-tech, one of its main defences against terrorism is a moat.
Developing countries are in danger of disappearing under a mountain of e-waste, according to UN experts.
Silicon Valley start-up Bloom Energy has unveiled the Bloom Box, a domestic fuel cell system that it says is simple and cheap to run. But it's not expected to be available for up to ten years.
An engineer at the University of Michigan thinks our cars just have it too easy. Instead of sitting idle for hours in parking lots, they should be earning their keep by helping store power for the electricity grid.
Ocean acidifcation is taking place at a faster rate than has been seen in the last 65 million years - and it's still accelerating.