Almost one in five of the world's reptile species is threatened with extinction, a report from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) warns.
The widespread decline in Arctic sea ice is causing big changes to the balance of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, say researchers from Sweden's Lund University.
There are some fanciful architectural designs that look wonderful, almost dreamlike, in drawings, but you know will almost never get built in the real world.
What is the best selling electric car of all time? Well, it probably depends upon who you ask.
Tea is not just another hot drink in China, it’s a way of life — something valuable enough that a building can be built just for drinking it slowly in a contemplative natural setting.
The mission of the Hampshire College Lemelson Center in Amherst, Mass. is to help drive students to art, design and innovation for social change via working in the areas of applied design, appropriate technology, social entrepreneurship and art & technology.
The goal of many green designs for houses is to make them appear part of the landscape.
It appears that, when Arctic permafrost melts, it can release carbon dioxide gas into the atmosphere much faster than previously thought.
Emissions from coal power stations could be cut drastically by a new, energy-efficient material that adsorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide, then releases it when exposed to sunlight.
The Middle East has lost fresh water reserves equivalent to the entire Dead Sea over the last ten years, data from NASA satellites shows.
As we all know, United States is far, far behind others part of the world like China and Europe when it comes to high-speed rail deployment.
Like the tides, tidal power’s fortunes rise and fall.
The precious Antarctic environment is turning into a rubbish dump, ecologists from Germany's Jena University are warning.
I've never actually seen a three-wheel vehicle in use on the roads that wasn't an ATV, at least in the United States.
Kia Motors, besides showing off the unique Superman themed Optima Hybrid at the ongoing 2013 Chicago Auto Show, also unveiled a hybrid crossover concept meant to hint at a new push the brand is trying to go in automotive design and luxury looks.
Chevrolet has officially introduced its 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, which is powered by a small two-liter turbo diesel engine capable of racking up 42 mpg on the highway.
Manmade islands for the production of renewable energy – they’re all the rage, suddenly.
A new form of clean coal technology is ready for large-scale testing, following successful research trials at Ohio State University.
What do you think of when someone says extended range electric vehicle, or eREV?
While sea level rises caused by global warming threaten islands, a tiny marine creature appears to be riding to the rescue, spreading rapidly through the oceans and stabilizing coastlines.