News What Is Fracking? This Simple Animation Is The Best Explanation We've Ever Seen
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.
News 2014 European Solar Decathlon: The results are in
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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..
News Forget Farm Owners, EPA Drafting Rule To Claim Control Over Local Waterways, Ditches
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.
News Fukushima has 9 days to prevent 'unsafe' overheating
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.
News Radioactive material that could be used for dirty bomb is STOLEN from a truck in Mexico -
Radioactive material that could be used for dirty bomb is STOLEN from a truck in Mexico - for the second time in eight months
News PowerCube pop-up solar generator provides relief to disaster-struck areas
It was seven years ago that Ecosphere Technologies revealed its first iteration of a self-contained relief unit for disaster-struck areas.
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Facing Americas Population Challenge: Dr. Albert Bartlett Frosty Wooldridge
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 dont see a good general understanding of the concept of sustainability.
News This Nuclear Power Plant Fits on a Semi and Can't Melt Down
This proposes an eco-forward solution until renewables take over.
News A 3D Printer That Turns Coke Bottles Into Whatever You Can Imagine
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.
News In Pennsylvania's fracking boom, new wells far more likely to leak than old, study finds
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.
News The race to stop Las Vegas from running dry
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.
News Tonke's "Desert Yacht" camper combines classic look with modern solar design
The Tonke Fieldsleeper International is one of the latest camping vehicles making its way to the road.
News Quakes Rattle Confidence in Texas Energy Boom
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.
News 25 Shocking Facts About The Earth's Dwindling Water Resources
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.
News The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: We Are Literally Filling Up The Pacific Ocean With Plastic
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
News Sabotage at Nogales station puts focus on threats to grid
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.
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News 10 cars that get equivalent of 100 miles per gallon
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 .
News Novel nanocarbon architecture makes a superior bifunctional electrocatalyst
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.
News Oil drillers promise to withdraw from Africa's Eden
There will be no drilling in paradise. Soco International, a British oil company, has abandoned plans to drill for oil in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).