Ecuador is in the midst of talks to sell one-third of pure, untouched rainforest to Chinese oil companies despite environmental impact and protests from indigenous people.
A group of Chinese scientists have just created a hydrogen gas that is three times hotter than the sun and lasts for 102 seconds.
At first glance, hydrogen fuel cells sound like a great power source for fixed-wing drones making long flights - they have much longer run times than batteries, and they emit no emissions other than water vapor.
German solar technology firm Heliatek claims to have outdone itself by setting a new world record for directly converting sunlight into electricity using organic photovoltaic cells.
A bit of friendly competition never hurt anyone. China's EAST tokamak and Germany's Wendelstein 7-X aren't exactly fusion energy's answer to Messi and Ronaldo, but through their own flashes of individual brilliance the reactors might one day command
The danger posed by rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide has seen many schemes proposed to remove a proportion it from the air.
Iran wants to recover tens of billions of dollars it is owed by India and other buyers of its oil in euros and is billing new crude sales in euros, too, looking to reduce its dependence on the U.S. dollar following last month's sanctions relief.
Against the backdrop of global urban traffic congestion, rising emissions and climate change, the Arcimoto SRK provides a real fossil-free alternative for the vast majority of daily trips.
President Barack Obama proposed setting a $10 fee per barrel of oil, paid by oil companies, as a way to fund cleaner transportation investment.
So, Arizona Public Service has decided to flex its considerable muscle (again, that is) and reject a regulator's order to disclose how much it spent to stack the Arizona Corporation Commission with friendly faces.