Old oil and gas wells are adding methane to the atmosphere in Pennsylvania, spurring global warming
Four novel energy-gathering methods will keep gadgets abuzz
The first ban on new hydraulic fracturing in Texas went into effect on Tuesday in the city of Denton, a month after voters deemed the oil and gas extraction method behind the U.S.
On Thursday, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), an economic cartel responsible for approximately one third of global oil production, announced it would not decrease its rate of oil production...
Saliva could be a new renewable energy source for medical devices
Imagine if the world’s two largest polluters unilaterally decide to cut emissions of carbon dioxide, the ubiquitous gas responsible for the bulk of global warming.
Can solar power compete with fossil fuels?
Humans produce around 360 pounds of poo over the course of a year - and the United Kingdom's "Bio Bus" is taking this poo on the road. This 40-seater, single-decker bus now runs the 20-mile stretch between Bath and Bristol Airport in southwest England...
822 Martian days after landing, NASA’s Curiosity rover, carrying the Mars Science Laboratory, continues on its extraordinary journey across landscapes that are both utterly alien, and remarkably familiar...
The pattern that stores a film on a Blu-ray disc also can help improve photovoltaics. David Biello reports
Conservative Iowans make cash from wind turbines and solar power on their land
Two journalists combine history, science and storytelling to recount the experiences of those who experienced the magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan in 2011 and its aftermath
On a visit to China a few years back, I asked a local official about pollution controls after enjoying my first sour, gritty taste of the country’s air.
An efficient way to beam electricity through the air
Google recently explained its pullback on sustainability while Amazon has just announced a "long-term commitment" to achieve 100 percent renewable energy use
It seems you can't read an article about new mobility or the sharing economy without stumbling across Uber; the mobility service that sprung up in 2009 to only five years later become valued at more than Avis, Hertz, or Sony...
Fuel cell vehicles produce zero tailpipe emissions, but the entire hydrogen production stream needs to be low-carbon
Much of the change in climate change is happening to the ocean. It’s not just the extra heat hiding within the waves. The seven seas also absorb a big share of the carbon dioxide released by burning the fossilized sunshine known as coal, natural gas and oil...
One source of hydrogen for hydrogen cars will be wastewater, at least in California
With Keystone XL back in the news after the pipeline bill failed to pass the Senate, I pulled up the latest UT Energy Poll data to a look at what we know about public opinion on the topic*...