First Fisker Karma hybrid finally being built


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.

DIY wind turbine project goes open source



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. 



New Hampshire brewery goes solar


Citizens of the Granite State are no strangers to sustainable living, nor to fine micro-brewed beer.

Ecofriendly method extracts oil from sand

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.

Voltitude e-bike rides big, folds small


An electric bicycle inspired by a city scooter or a city scooter inspired by an electric bicycle? 



Flat eco skyscraper preserves landscape

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. 



Intense global warming was frequent in ancient past

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 preps all-electric SUV for U.S. market

Green Automotive appears to be one step closer to being perhaps the first to market with an all-electric SUV in the United States.

This wind turbine charges your smartphone


In most cases, if you’re placing your cell phone near the window to re-charge, you’re relying on a solar charger to provide the juice. 



Britain working on solar-powered soldiers

Britain's working on a new personal power pack for troops that should be half the weight of conventional models.

Arctic facing record ozone loss

Ozone levels over the Arctic have been plummeting in recent days, and look to be heading for a record loss.

Multi-core voltage regulator extends battery life

As the technology built into battery powered devices like laptops and cell phones advances, so does their demand for power.

GE takes electric cars on feel good tour

General Electric (GE) has a general interest in all things electric, the future of the electric vehicle (EV) in particular. 



BMW, Peugeot to co-develop new hybrids


BMW and Peugeot have both announced their intentions to invest 100 million EUR ($139 million) into another joint venture that they've dubbed: "BMW Peugeot Citroën Electrification." 



A net zero eco village concept for Haiti

Regional bio-mimicry, anyone? A new green housing prototype known as The Coral Reef, designed for the rebuilding of Haiti, makes use of stackable, modular prefab modules to create an undulating, reef-like eco-village.


Climate change damaging ancient treasures

Climate change is destroying important archaeological remains that have been frozen for thousands of years, a study has shown.

Navy 'underprepared' for climate change

Climate change could have major implications for the US Navy, a report from the National Research Council has warned.

Web app reveals your nitrogen footprint

You’ve worked hard to reduce your carbon footprint. But what about your nitrogen footprint? 



Green buildings make owners more cash

We all know that green buildings are good for the environment. But how well do they perform financially? 



'Global warming' vs. 'climate change': terminology matters

Do you believe in global warming? How about climate change? A new study has shown that words matter, with more Americans saying they believe in the phenomenon when it's referred to as climate change.