As soil warms from climate change, it releases additional carbon into the atmosphere – but that effect diminishes over the long term, say scientists.
Back in early December we told you about the morphing of the slick Lexus LF-CC concept into an actual production hybrid known as the IS.
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have successfully demonstrated how nanowires could potentially be used to pave the way for more efficient and cheaper solar cells.
The Army says UESCs and ESPCs use energy-savings technologies that extend to "small-scale renewables like solar photovoltaics, solar-thermal for hot water and air heating and wind power."
Photovoltaics (PV) technology is much more efficient than biomass at fuelling a car, say researchers, making a mockery of the US 2005 energy bill that calls for more use of corn ethanol as a biofuel.
Out of all the countries in Europe, The Netherlands will likely be the most vulnerable to rising sea levels as the planet continues to heat up.
It’s always nice when a real live scientist who actually knows what he’s talking about steps in and confirms your half-baked suspicions.
A hundred and fifty years after his death, Henry Thoreau has helped demostrate the effects of global warming on plant life in the US.
Scientists from South Korea have developed the world's first imprintable and flexible battery.
Honda manufactured the Acura NSX sports car for a number of years, with production running from 1990-2005 until the vehicle was retired.
In Buddhist teachings, all living things are considered to be part of one interconnected web of life, and nature is merely the order of the world that has not been warped by human desires.
Last year was the ninth warmest since 1880, say NASA scientists, and the warmest recorded by far for the continental US.
Black carbon - soot to you and me - turns out to be causing twice as much global warming as previously thought.
It’s probably been a while since you’ve thought about the Fukushima nuclear disaster that rocked Japan, and international headlines, in 2011.
Long-term global warming has brought the world five times as many record-breaking hot months worldwide - ten times as many in parts of Europe, Africa and southern Asia. And it's only going to get worse.
The legendary success of Silicon Valley has led to many imitators around the world—such as Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, Israel, and Sao Paulo, Brazil—that are trying to catch the same magical, self-sustaining combination of innovation and venture capital.
Google might have its critics on the privacy and antitrust fronts, but it would be hard to fault the company when it comes to promoting a clean energy future.
If Hurricane Sandy taught us anything, it’s that there’s no substitute for personal preparation when it comes to natural disasters.
Last year was the warmest on record for the contiguous United States, say NOAA scientists, with an average temperature of 55.3°F - 3.2°F above the 20th century average, and 1.0°F above 1998, the previous warmest year.
A story popped up in my “geothermal power” feed on Sunday with the headline: “DOE set to award 4 renewable energy contracts.”