China announced on Friday additional policy support for electric car purchases, offering tax breaks predominantly for cars made by Chinese automakers. The list of tax breaks, posted on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, also included a model produced by the joint venture between Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Dongfeng Motor Group Co Ltd...
Chemicals derived from plants can break down other plants into fuel
Certain avian species seem to crash into large solar power arrays or get burned by the concentrated rays
Regulators failed to collect air samples in the week following a radiation release at a New Mexico nuclear waste dump because of a vacancy in the office responsible for monitoring the site...
Single-day urban temperatures in some metro areas in the past 10 years have spiked as much as 27 degrees F higher than the surrounding rural area
What is congestion charging? Congestion charging or pricing is the practice of setting up cordon tolls around the city on a large-scale to charge entrants for entering during peak hours...
The Michigan start-up Sakti3 says its solid-state cells more than double the energy density of today’s best Li-Ion batteries
Exercising in the future could make dirty clothes and some clean energy. Karen Hopkin reports
Scientists hunting for the next big thing in biofuels find 49 candidate plants
Little toxicity or environmental persistence data available for about one-third of chemicals
Reaping benefits from solar panels on a home may be harder than some sales pitches suggest
Europe's ageing nuclear fleet will undergo more prolonged outages over the next few years, reducing the reliability of power supply and costing plant operators many millions of dollars
This week on Virtually Speaking Science, I chatted with astrophysicist Katie Freese, author of a new book, The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter.
An analysis by an environmental group finds hundreds of cases in which drillers used diesel fuel without obtaining permits and sometimes altered records
On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output.
The Chinese government has identified public participation as a key element in its efforts to reverse some of the environmental damage done by more than three decades of breakneck economic growth...
Poor installation and grid connections are also among a laundry list of problems facing China's effort to go solar
Oklahoma residents routinely deal with something that once was rare: the rattling, booming roll of the Earth
China's coastal economic boom is burning out its marine food resources
For the past few years, tech companies and academic researchers have been trying to build so-called neuromorphic computer architectures—chips that mimic the human brain's ability to be both analytical and intuitive in order to deliver context and meaning to large amounts of data...