Futuristic, funky, green powered and recyclable - that's the Komb house by Karim Rashid, who believes that "design is about the betterment of our lives poetically, aesthetically, experientially, sensorially, and emotionally."
Even under the best-case scenarios, rising CO2 levels in the Earth's atmosphere will cause unstoppable effects to the climate for at least the next 1,000 years, say Canadian researchers.
Word began to leak out more than a year ago that Toyota would grow its line of hybrids under the Prius name, transforming it from a mere model into a brand itself.
Pike Research is out with a forecast for electric vehicles for 2011 that doesn't quite suggest the fuzzy, question-filled market will gain perfect clarity, but does predict a "year in which many … answers will come into greater focus."
New tests of methane levels in the Gulf of Mexico have surprised scientists by revealing near-normal amounts. The team had expected levels to remain high for years.
The earth's atmosphere seems to be better at ridding itself of pollutants than had previously been realized.
If big business can snag attention with electronic billboards, why not the little guy, too?
A Tel Aviv University team has shown that a type of hornet has a body that acts as a photo-voltaic cell, converting the sun's energy into electricity.
AC adapters left plugged in but not charging a device? That's just pure, unmitigated waste, the most evil form of vampire power in existence.
And that's what Freescale Semiconductor said it's ready to vanquish.
It's cute, it's green and it's bound to turn heads in the delivery business - it's the Honda EV-neo electric scooter, and as of now, it's available for lease sales in Japan.
University of Utah researchers have developed a new way to purify water: zap microbes with electricity until they do the job for you.
Using carbon nanotubes and DNA, researchers have created a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants.
The amount of plastic trash floating in the Pacific Ocean's 'Great Garbage Patch' is nowhere near as great as has been made out, an Oregon State University scientist says.
The arrogant PR hacks working for the over-hyped Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas are claiming that "the world's coolest tradeshow is also the greenest."
After four years of development in engineering, building and testing, the Sonex LLC E-Flight N270DC electric airplane has taken to the skies, successfully completing its first test flight.
An examination of deep sea corals has revealed drastic changes to ocean currents in the western North Atlantic since the 1970s.
Forget all the buzz about current electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. That’s right - Hyundai recently completed the development phase of its third-gen hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, dubbed the Tucson ix.
Tony Verrelli, CEO of a Toronto start-up known as Cleanfield, believes that the market potential for urban wind turbines is massive, and he's making some bold moves to prove it.
It's inevitable: The smart home future that will allow us to exercise greater control over our home-energy use and realize vast savings in the process.
Since Gottlieb Daimler, in a flash of genius, attached a gas engine to a wooden bike in 1885, the motorcycle hasn’t changed that much: it’s still basically a motorized bike.