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.
Keeping gadgets charged and ready can be a constant struggle. We’re not always withing cord-shot of an electrical outlet, and even when we are, there’s the nagging knowledge that most of that electricity comes from relatively dirty sources.
Want to help save the planet? Turn that PC off, sit back and put your feet up, says Washington thinktank the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
If you've ever watched an automotive race, it might surprise you that participants are actually striving for fuel efficiency.
There’s new news in Germany about an interesting electric car project under development by a consortium of European automotive industry engineers, government officials and academics that aims to make future EVs better in every way - cheaper, lighter and safer.
The discovery that sea urchins use nickel particles to remove carbon dioxide from the sea could be the key to capturing tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere.
Ford, striving to compete in a domestic green vehicle market long dominated by Toyota and its Prius, seems to be making some in-roads against the Japanese automaker in the short time it has been making hybrids.
Extreme rainfall events are becoming more and more commmon across the globe as climate change brings higher temperatures, researchers say.
When a hybrid’s old nickel-metal hydride batteries, such as those used in the Toyota Prius, reach the end of their usefulness in the car there’s a question of what to do with them.
Mitsubishi Motors, in what looks to be one of the largest electric vehicle recalls ever, plans to bring 14,700 vehicles back to the shop in a worldwide move to fix a braking issue.
Watches that do more than tell time have been an obsession of gadget makers since the early comic book days.
No fuel, no mandate: That was the gist of a U.S. court ruling overturning the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012 mandate that refiners include 8.65 million gallons of cellulosic biofuel in their blends.
Climate change is threatening the health and safety of US coastal communities, according to a report.
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have been in development for a number of years, but haven't yet hit mainstream adoption to a lack of a viable hydrogen fuel infrastructure.
French automaker Peugeot Citroën, as part of a push deeper into green car technologies, recently unveiled a new lightweight urban electric vehicle called VéLV.
As people continue to flock to the desert Southwest, designers have looked everywhere for ways to adapt the archetypal single-family home to the extremes of the arid climate.
The Bugatti Type 35 is a classic Bugatti racing model. Popular in the 1920s it is noted as being very successful in races from that era, notching over 1,000 wins in its time.
Global warming could be a lot less extreme than feared, according to a new study which finds that worldwide temperatures have levelled off.
Large cities can affect the weather as far as 1,000 miles away, say scientists, warming some areas and cooling others.
University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have determined that lightning could affect the onset of both typical headaches and migraines.