Report: Americans using more energy

Americans used more renewable, fossil and even nuclear energy in 2013, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

When will more Americans buy electric cars?

Up to forty percent of American households could use an electric vehicle with little impact to their daily needs, according basic criteria set forth in a recent survey. The results, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and Consumers Union, give notion to the idea this type of personal transportation has strong potential to take root in the United States.

On energy and environment, Americans want it all

A new poll from Gallup shows the American public generally backing a comprehensive - and perhaps contradictory - array of methods for resolving energy and environmental issues.

Americans dubious about free speech online

Americans are far more concerned about companies monitoring their internet activity than about government doing the same thing.

Yes, Americans are still couch potatoes

Sedentary lifestyles will never die! That's right, Americans are still couch potatoes - despite the fact that the number of U.S. households with TV sets dropped from 98.9 % to 96.7% for the first time in 20 years.

Americans Want EVs, but most won’t buy

We’ve reported on a veritable landslide of electric vehicle (EV) related hubbub from manufacturers and federal agencies. 

Canadians more likely than Americans to believe in global warming

A new survey - the first explicitly to compare US and Canadian attitudes to climate change - has found that Canadians are vastly more likely to believe in global warming.

Americans hazy on climate change, says report

Most Americans have a very poor understanding of climate change, according to Yale University researchers, who grade 52 percent as deserving an 'F' on the subject.

Italians angered by Mafia II stereotypes

UNICO National has described Take-Two's upcoming Mafia II video game as a pile of "racist nonsense" that unfairly stereotypes Italian-Americans.

Americans 'clueless' on energy saving

A new study brands Americans 'clueless' on energy-saving measures, saying they expect tiny changes to save the planet.

Americans start to care again about global warming

US concern over global warming is starting to rise again - good timing, perhaps, as the US Senate prepares to vote this week on whether to block the EPA from regulating carbon dioxide as a pollutant.