NASA responds to potential asteroid redirect mission targets

One year ago, on Feb. 15, 2013, the world was witness to the dangers presented by near-Earth Objects (NEOs) when a relatively small asteroid entered Earth's atmosphere, exploding over Chelyabinsk, Russia, and releasing more energy than a large atomic bomb.

Get on your bike and save the world?

The European Cyclists' Federation has taken the trouble to calculate just how far greenhouse gas emissions could be cut if we all followed their example.

Meeting calls for extreme measures on climate change

Climate change represents an immediate and highly serious threat to the health and security of people around the world, experts warned yesterday.

Biofuel targets unreachable, says NRC

The US is unlikely to meet some specific biofuel mandates under the current Renewable Fuel Standard by 2022 unless new technologies are developed or policies change.

CO2 emissions reach record levels

There's been a sharp rise in global CO2 emissions over the last ten years, despite reductions by industrialized countries.

EU must work harder to hit broadband targets

European governments are in danger of missing their targets for fast broadband penetration, despite the fact that the number of 10Mbps connections has almost doubled in the last year, says an EU report.