Antarctica filling up with trash

The precious Antarctic environment is turning into a rubbish dump, ecologists from Germany's Jena University are warning.

Yes, you can persuade conservatives to help save the planet

It is possible to persuade Conservatives to care about the environment, say psychologists - as long as you pitch it in terms of purity, rather than moral obligation.

Gasoline 'more green than many biofuels'

Most biofuels are worse for the environment than gasoline, according to the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa).

Bring on the offshore wind power, US enviros demand

Keep the pressure on, Mr. President - that was the message recently from a broad coalition of US environmental movers and shakers hopeful of seeing wind turbines sending clean power ashore as soon as possible.

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.



Claim: EVs may not be better for the environment

When it comes to electric vehicles (EVs), one of the claims that has long been debated is the alleged savings in greenhouse gas emissions.

DOE says biomass energy is plentiful and green

The nation can vastly increase the amount of energy it gets from biomass-derived sources without jeopardizing - and possibly even helping - the environment.

Report: Iraqi War vets suffer from high rate of respiratory illness

Army veteran Scott Weakley is a former marathon runner who returned from the second Iraq war barely able to climb two or three flights of stairs without feeling exhausted. 

Environmentally friendly car full of crap, runs off it

Engineers from GENeco are obsessed with feces, in an environmentally friendly way. They have converted a VW Beetle to run off of methane gas that comes from human waste.

Tomorrow is World Environment Day: BP vomits

United Nations' WED 2010 promises activities around the globe. Fish drink crude oil aperitifs at party.

Going green: it's all about showing off, says prof

Excuse me while I pop my organic vegetables in the oven and wipe my hands on recycled kitchen roll. I'll only be a moment. Now, I'm ready to tell you all about the reasons why wonderful people like me just love to buy eco-friendly products.

Americans lose interest in green issues

Americans are getting more and more apathetic about environmental matters, according to a Gallup poll.