In a new study that may greatly add to our understanding of the drivers behind climate change, researchers from Lund University in Sweden claim to have accurately reconstructed solar activity levels during the last ice age.
The AirEnergy3D is an open source, 3D-printed, portable wind turbine prototype whose creators claim will be able to generate up to 300 W of power.
A new material, combined with a cheap tracking system, could unleash the promise of concentrated solar power.
Billionaire investor Peter Thiel and his venture capital firm Founders Fund will make a $2 million investment in Transatomic Power, a startup that's focused on developing a new type of nuclear reactor that safely turns nuclear waste into clean energy
40 Land Rover SUVs have been taken away from owners around the country by armed federal agents descending on private property with overwhelming force. Agents for Homeland Security Investigations wrapped up the seizure of 40 vehicles
Fracking is used to extract oil and gas from shale reservoirs more than a mile below the surface. The first step involves drilling down into the hydrocarbon reservoir.
The results are finally in for this year's European Solar Decathlon competition. The Rhome for denCity project, by Italy's Team Rhome, has been declared the overall competition winner, while second and third..
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to expand its jurisdiction over the nation's waterways under the Clean Water Act to include ditches, small streams, ponds, and other purely local waterways.
Lake Mead, the valley's primary source of drinking water, continues to shrink under the crippling drought.
Fukushima operator TEPCO has been forced to switch off the cooling system at mothballed Reactor Unit 5, after it was discovered that it had been leaking water.
Some part of the European Union has the most ludicrous enthusiasm for recycling.
Radioactive material that could be used for dirty bomb is STOLEN from a truck in Mexico - for the second time in eight months
New Peugeot hybrid doesn't need a battery and 'is greener than its electric rivals'
It was seven years ago that Ecosphere Technologies revealed its first iteration of a self-contained relief unit for disaster-struck areas.
“Sustainability has become a key word in our society these days,” said Bartlett. “By its very definition, sustainability has to mean for a period of time that is long compared to a human lifetime. The trouble is that if you look around you, you don’t see a good general understanding of the concept of sustainability.
This proposes an eco-forward solution until renewables take over.
Star Trek's replicators were not only able to produce any food or products our far-off descendants wanted, they were also able to make it from any kind of waste products.
In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells.
Environmentalists are suing to stop a pipeline in Nevada that would supply water to Las Vegas that is close to running out of water for the city's residents.
The Tonke Fieldsleeper International is one of the latest camping vehicles making its way to the road.
Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts.
Move over, IRS — now the EPA is having its own problems with missing emails.
It wasn't the semi-trucks rumbling down country roads, or the dust, or the natural gas wells that popped up around their homes that finally got to residents of Azle and Reno, Texas.
War, famine, mass extinctions and devastating plagues - all of these are coming unless some kind of miraculous solution is found to the world's rapidly growing water crisis.
We are starting to see that there are very serious consequences for filling up our oceans with massive amounts of plastic that never biodegrades. In fact, this is one of the greatest environmental disasters of all time and yet you rarely hear it tal
The liquid pharmacy in your glass, and why you shouldn't be too concerned
The FBI is investigating whether a makeshift bomb placed next to a 50,000-gallon diesel tank at an Arizona power station Wednesday has any connection to a suspicious incident this year at another substation owned by the same company. New details a
Drugs have been found in wastewater around the world.
Which cars of 2014 get the best mileage? The EPA ranks vehicles by fuel efficiency, including electric, hybrid and gas, on its site Fueleconomy.gov .
Renewable and high-capacity energy systems like fuel cells and metal-air batteries are key components in any scenario on future energy systems free of fossil fuels.