The European Cyclists' Federation has taken the trouble to calculate just how far greenhouse gas emissions could be cut if we all followed their example.
Next time you check the weather on your desktop icon or mobile phone app, will you be ale to get an update on the carbon dioxide and methane concentrations in the air, as well?
Greenland's bedrock rose by more than three quarters of an inch in some places, following 2010's major loss of ice.
Many analysts claim that solar power for the masses is simply not cost effective, and therefore not a realistic option for most power requirements.
Sure, smart grid systems are popular with green geeks, but for the populace at large - and the municipalities that serve them - the benefits of smart technology initiatives such as this aren’t all that obvious or immediate.
It might have been a biomass cogeneration plant in Brazil, or a wind farm in Mexico.
Or perhaps that solar thermal plant in Morocco.
New research from NASA into the Earth's paleoclimate history indicates we could be facing rapid climate change this century, including sea level rises of many meters.
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, the energy giant owned by Warren Buffett-controlled Berkshire Hathaway, is leaping into solar power in a big way.
The resurrection of the once-iconic DeLorean Motor Company brand is creeping forward.
The U.S. Navy’s steadily growing biofuels program is taking a leap forward with the purchase of 450,000 gallons of plant-based fuel that will help power a carrier group during big maritime exercises next summer.
The U.S. government has thrown billions of dollars in support behind the biofuels industry, in the form of mandates and loan guarantees (and, again, here), in the hopes of weaning the country off foreign oil and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Indian scientists have come up with a cheap way of storing the sun's heat and then releasing it slowly through the night.
Global carbon emissions have hit a record 10 billion tons, rising by 49 per cent in the last two decades.
When the American airline industry began a short stint of demo flights with biofuels in early November, Alaska Air Group head man Bill Ayer had a simple statement regarding the future of such efforts.
The idea of a fighting force showing cleantech savvy seems to make heads spin, but for better or for worse the U.S. military might just be our best proving ground for new technologies.
Honda is set to unveil what it is calling a small “next generation’ electric car at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. The car, dubbed the EV-STER, will make its debut as a concept when the show opens Dec. 3.
The introduction of the Clean Air Interstate Rule in 2005 has led to a big reduction in pollution from eastern US coal power plants, data from NASA's Aura satellite shows.
The appearance of the Antarctic ice sheets was triggered by a massive fall in the amount of atmospheric carbon dioxide, new research has found.
Researchers from Northwestern University are working on developing a super-battery that can keep a cellphone charged for a week and be recharged in just 15 minutes.
As the Arctic warms, thawing permafrost will release greenhouse gases faster and in greater amounts than previously believed.