Swine flu has yet to escalate into a global pandemic, but here's what to do if it does
The chairman and chief technology officer of Ormat Technologies weighs in on the hurdles facing his industry
Our brain's preference for symmetry influences how we perceive motion
Two new studies aim to quantify limits on the amount of greenhouse emissions necessary to avoid dangerous global warming
Rather than pollute the atmosphere by venting or flaring the natural gas that comes out of oil wells, a new technology would turn it into gasoline or other products
The senior vice president for commercial operations of Clipper Windpower weighs in on the hurdles facing his industry
Ambitious plan would cut greenhouse gas emissions from old buildings in New York City
The president, chairman and CEO of Southern Co. weighs in on the hurdles facing his industry
The tiny plants could provide renewable oil but industry wants a helping hand from government
The founder and chief scientific officer of Ausra weighs in on the hurdles facing his industry
The president, chairman and CEO of Progress Energy weighs in on the hurdles facing his industry
In its search for endocrine-disrupting chemicals, the agency should turn to new scientists, says an advocate
Daniel Goleman's book Ecological Intelligence explores the impact of knowing the environmental cost of everything; this excerpt explores how the rigorous assessment of the entire life cycle of a product reveals its costs and trade-offs...
ScientificAmerican.com chats with Daniel Goleman, author of the book Ecological Intelligence: How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything
The CEO of ExRo Technologies weighs in on the hurdles facing his industry
The president of Terasol Energy, Inc., weighs in on the hurdles facing his industry
The Scientific American 50 environmental policy leader of 2002 is still lobbying full steam ahead for less air pollution
Who says there's nothing new under the sun? Botanist Mats Thulin of Uppsala University in Sweden and his colleagues have discovered a new tree that covers hillsides across some 3,000 square miles (8,000 square kilometers) on the border between Ethiopia and Somalia, a region known as Ogaden...
Regulators adopt first in nation standards to cut greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels
A few researchers are turning their attention to the sunshine vitamin as a culprit, prompted by the experience of immigrants that have moved from their equatorial country to two northern latitude locations...