Endless summer is great and all, but I’ve had this nagging feeling that our charcoal habit is cooking the planet along with my food.
Germany’s solar power plants produced a record 22 gigawatts of energy on Friday, equivalent to the output of 20 nuclear plants.
All of Japan's 50 nuclear reactors are currently offline--for now, anyway.
What has been rattling the Chinese leadership are recent remarks by the Obama administration that the Pentagon will shift its focus to Asia. Last month the first contingent of 2,500 U.S. Marines to be deployed in the country arrived in the northern c
It’s official: The first deliveries of the long-awaited Tesla Model S will begin on June 22.
After shutting down its last reactor, Japan is now even more heavily dependent on imported oil, gas, and coal.
SEVENTY THOUSAND PEOPLE ASK OIL GIANT SHELL TO CLEAN UP ITS MESS IN NIGERIA
A terrifying amateur video of an oil tank exploding in Ulyanovsk, Russia is making its rounds on the internet.
When reaching out to Alberta oil sands companies before a trip to Canada last month, I thought all of them mined oil the same way — they don't.
Running a diesel like engine on gasoline is something Delphi is doing in notable fashion. They claim they are on to a promising way to enjoy an engine that gives the vehicle owner high efficiency and low emissions.
We all know we're supposed to unplug our technological gadgets when we're not using them, and back in the days when we only had a few home electronics—a TV here, a stereo there—that wasn't so hard to do.
nnounced the world’s first successful field trial (in Alaska) of a technology that uses carbon dioxide to free natural gas from methane hydrates – the globally abundant hunks of
The United States imposed punitive tariffs on solar panel imports from China, the latest in a series of trade disputes between the world's two biggest economies and sparking accusations by Beijing of protectionism. New tariffs over 30%
There is one version of Craig Venter’s life story where he would’ve been a dutiful scientist at the National Institutes of Health, a respected yet anonymous researcher in genetics, perhaps. Thankfully, Venter saw that story line developing—and set ab
Delphi says its diesel-like engine runs cleanly on gasoline.
announced the world’s first successful field trial (in Alaska) of a technology that uses carbon dioxide to free natural gas from methane hydrates – the globally abundant hunks of porous ice that trap huge amounts of natural gas in deposits, onshore
When Business Insider decided to follow up a series of stories I wrote about Williston, North Dakota by sending me to the Alberta oil sands, I had no idea what I was getting myself into.
Negligence led to release of radiation from defective equipment at San Onofre in January
Piezoelectric devices promise to draw power from your footsteps or heartbeat, change the channel on your TV, and complete all sorts of helpful tasks — but they generally work in the nano-mechanical realm, requiring synthetic materials to function.
You pay a hidden premium every time they fill up your gas tank.
If we are trying to become independent of foreign oil, then why is the Obama administration allowing the Chinese government to buy up U.S. oil and gas deposits worth billions of dollars?
the husband and wife team of John and Helen Taylor – also known as “the world’s most fuel efficient couple” – have been back on the road to claim the world record for the longest distance traveled on a single tank of fuel.
New data show that its products cost more than $30 a gallon to make.
Two major anti-coal actions this week highlighted the blight of the coal industry on Canada, the US, China and the world.
Iran is accepting renminbi for some of the crude oil it supplies to China.
The prices are high at the gas station, but part of the price you pay is directly caused by commodity speculators.
You see them in every grocery store and home center – those funny-looking curly compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) that are rapidly replacing the old round bulbs.
Several years ago, land owners in the forested rolling hills of West Virginia started getting unannounced visitors.
Big names in global car manufacturers have announced a common method for charging electric vehicles.
At the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, the start-up Fisker Automotive unveiled its Karma concept , a high-end plug-in hybrid the company would use to challenge Tesla Motors. Cofounder Henrik Fisker said the Karma would go on sale in late 2009.