MIT economist Christopher Knittel recently published a report analyzing the fuel economy of vehicles on the streets in 2006.
There is a moment in Bill Jaeger's latest biofuels paper when his scholarly posture crumples a bit and he seems to want to shout loud enough for policymakers in Washington, D.C., to hear him all the way from Corvallis, Oregon.
Most of the world is taking small steps to reduce energy consumption – such as changing to CFL light bulbs or Energy Star appliances, and perhaps installing a few solar panels.
If you're an average motorist, you're driving a car that's vastly more fuel efficient than the one you had in 1980 - and an MIT economist has explained why it almost certainly doesn't feel like it.
We may be being grossly complacent about the scale of species extinctions caused by climate change, according to US scientists.
The 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is poised for imminent kick off, with a number of new concept cars surfacing ahead of the
You can add green building advocates to the list of people who have a gripe with the National Defense Authorization Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law on New Year's Eve (despite his own reservations).
Scientists say they've found a better, cheaper way to remove carbon dioxide from smokestacks and other sources, including the atmosphere.
A year of threats from the House had thousands expecting budget cuts as deep as 20 percent by those determined to drown government science in the bathwater.
I have always found it very confusing that the EPA and automakers strap EVs with no combustion engines under the hood with the same sort of MPG ratings that we see on normal cars.
You can expect to see a lot more wind power plants popping up across the US and the rest of the world in the next five years.
Californian company Solar3D says it believes it's created the most efficient solar cells ever developed.
The Fisker Karma is one of the most attractive and expensive plug-in hybrid vehicles on the market today. The vehicle starts at a cool $103,000 and so far, only a handful of the cars have been produced and sold.
The turtle carries his home on his back. But the turtle's needs are simpler than ours - he doesn't depend on electricity, for example, or get sick when he lacks access to filtered water.
The amount of biodiesel and biofuels in the US transportation fuel mix will increase again in 2012.
When Honda sets sets its sights, it really sets them high. The company recently announced goals for its future drive technology at the Tokyo Auto Show.
Use of consumer electronics (CE) devices like Blu-ray players, video game consoles, set-top boxes computers and peripherals are on the rise.
The view there on Keystone is full speed ahead, send the dilbit on down – even as government scientists and conservation groups [PDF] raise
For the US armed forces, going green is about climate change and energy security, but as much as anything it's about troop safety.
Hydrogen fuel cells can provide power to off-grid areas, power vehicles and even generate baseload power for the electric grid.
They are also silent and emissions-free.