Queen’s University researchers have discovered that nanoparticles - now found in everything from socks to suntan lotion - may be causing irreparable harm to soil systems and the environment.
Batteries are often thought of as energy storage devices because that is how we use them on a day to day basis.
Melting mountain glaciers are pushing up sea level rises faster than at any time in the last 350 years, say scientists - indeed, many are melting up to 100 times faster.
Duke’s Garage, a Colorado company specializing in the restoration of classic cars, has announced that they are adding an electric conversion model to their line of replica vehicles.
The idea of racing motorcycles is certainly something that sounds exciting to many, as it certainly is also fun to watch them zipping around a track.
Toyota announced a series of production date changes following the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in early March.
Nevada Senator Harry Reid and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood recently publicly announced the Federal Railroad Administration's final environmental impact statement for the $6 billion high-speed DesertXpress project, which will connect Las Vegas to Southern California.
Aircraft contrails do more to warm the planet than their exhaust fumes, a new study has found.
Satellite data is revealing an Amazon rainforest that's decidedly less green than usual, showing the catastrophic effects of last year's record-breaking drought.
Temperature extremes, be they hot or cold, generally cause problems for vehicles of all types, but even moderately cold weather can be crippling to both electric and fuel cell vehicles.
Much has been made recently about electric vehicle charging stations and attendant public infrastructure - but what about all of our power-hungry gadgets?
MIT scientists have created what they say is the world's first practical 'artificial leaf', a solar cell the size of a playing card that mimics photosynthesis.
When we last reported on the Fisker Automotive Karma luxury plug-in hybrid, it was appearing at the Geneva Auto Show as word spread it would finally go into production in the month of March.
If you live in an area that sees a fair amount of wind and you’d like to reduce your utility bill by harnessing some of that wind power, a wind turbine might be a good idea.
Citizens of the Granite State are no strangers to sustainable living, nor to fine micro-brewed beer.
A new technique can extract oil from fouled beaches, and is also a more environmentally friendly way of exploiting tar sands, says a team of researchers at Penn State University.
An electric bicycle inspired by a city scooter or a city scooter inspired by an electric bicycle?
Recently, we brought you the first place winner of this year's eVolo Magazine Skyscraper Competition, the LO2P Recycling Skycraper from Atelier CMJN of France.
Frequent periods of intense global warming took place in the distant past, say researchers at UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Green Automotive appears to be one step closer to being perhaps the first to market with an all-electric SUV in the United States.