President Barack Obama will be speaking at Georgetown University today on the future of America's energy security. The President's remarks are set to be focused on the goal of reducing American dependence
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Scientist Dr. David Nocera has finally perfected a low-cost, artificial leaf-like device, that like a real leaf, mimics the process of photosynthesis. Nocera announced the creation of a miniature solar
The Tata Group has signed a deal with the founder of SunCatalytix, MIT scientist Daniel Nocera, who has discovered how to generate energy water. Although the terms of their agreement have not yet been
We've seen a whole slew of gigantic, volcano shaped, city-in-a-building towers, each promising to be the largest building in the world. First it was the wacky X-Seed design for Tokyo, and then even
A third blast and fire at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station increase the risk of a full blown nuclear meltdown in Japan.
As Japan's nuclear crisis worsens, nuclear energy policies around the world come under scrutiny.
As if dying wasn't bad enough, it now turns out that funerals are bad for the environment. Whether you're being conventionally buried or cremated, you're still impacting on the world around you. However
Kevin Kennon Architects is designing a new landmark building for Tianjin Eco-City in China. This 120,000 square meter, 44 floor office tower and luxury shopping center, developed by Tianjin Real Estate
We have long reported how the U.S. military is investing in green energy, producing innovations such as solar-powered tents, hydrogen-powered tanks and biofuel-powered plans. These advances stand to not
Mail carrier services use a substantial amount of gas as they deliver packages, so it comes as no surprise that they're also on the forefront of a lot of eco-friendly, fuel-efficient practices. UPS just
Unlike the budget that House Republicans unveiled last week, the President Obama's new budget, which he unveiled yesterday, spares -- for the most part -- the spending he's had in the works for renewable
Ineos New Plant BioEnergy began construction two days ago on the grounds of an old citrus-processing factory for $130 million Indian River BioEnergy Center.
The next generation of Chevy Volts will be a little more enticing to California residents now that GM has said they will make them eligible for an extra $5,000 CA state tax rebate -- that is on top of the
Scientists at the Faculty of Science and Technology in Lisbon, Portugal have created a new breed of paper battery that can be charged with one of the planet's most abundant resources - water. The center,
This sounds like a dream, but UK-based company Cella Energy claims to have developed a synthetic fuel that has no carbon emissions and would cost only $1.50 per gallon. The hydrogen-based fuel, which is
Japan just unveiled the future of emergency housing in the form of the Emergency Disaster Vehicle, or EDV-01. The innovative design is fully-automated, capable of automatically doubling its size, and can
Researchers at the University of Buffalo have created a new class of photosensitizing dyes that will give a one-two punch to the efficiency of solar energy systems, making both solar electricity panels
The US Navy just added a few good green vehicles - Chevy Equinoxes, to be specific - to their fleet in Hawaii as part of an Aloha State initiative to make hydrogen fuel cells a realistic option for
During the day, the sculpture, which we first covered when it debuted at the Chelsea Flower Show, opens and closes its petals to expose its solar cells to sunlight. Inside the structure, there is a
Plants have long harnessed sunlight to create 'food' for themselves, and now a joint American and Swiss team have created a device that can duplicate the process! The team recently unveiled their
For this week's episode of GigaOM TV's Green Overdrive Show, we got a chance to test drive Mercedes fuel cell car, the F-Cell. Mercedes only made 200 of these vehicles and is renting them out to drivers
A team from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst have discovered a new cooperative behavior in anaerobic bacteria known as "interspecies electron transfer" that they believe could be used towards
In the "this will seriously blow your mind" category, NASA has announced a discovery that has shaken the entire scientific community's understanding of life as we know it. In addition to all life being
Biogas is rapidly becoming a popular source of renewable energy, and now a team at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is investigating a method to use methane in laptop fuel cells and
It's been an impressive year for Chinese railways as the nation unveiled the world's fastest train and planned rail links from Asia to Europe -- and recently the county unveiled its first fuel cell light
The manufacturing industry is always looking for new sustainable materials to build from. So far, they have looked into building homes from straw, fruit peel and even books. Now, a team at Rice
Carbon nanotubes are a cutting-edge component used in the fields of electronics, medicine and industrial design due to their size, strength and electrical properties. However during their production,
Oxford Photovoltaics has won a £100,000 ($150,000) prize to develop the technology for screen-printed organic solar cells that could be placed onto window panes in order to generate energy. The company
A company called The Essential Element has designed a vehicle that not only provides renewable power in the aftermath of a natural disaster, but also purifies water, a resource that is often in great
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