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New EPA rules will target coal plants by 2015, trucks by 2018
President Obama is expected to appeal to Americans about the perils of rising temperatures and the economic benefits of dealing with climate change
The wonder material invented in the U.S. long ago can help enable more efficient engines and renewable energy technologies
Ethanol's strain on agricultural resources has soured many advocates' former enthusiasm. Advances in algae-based biofuel technology may restore some of their optimism
A miniature lithium ion device could power medical devices or miniature robots
Researchers engineer materials to avoid using expensive platinum in fuel cells
U.S. businesses that cut CO2 by 3 percent per year through the end of the decade could reap as much as $190 billion
Meet Maria Vittoria Dozzi, one of the promising young chemists attending the 2013 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
South and Central America could generate 100 percent of their electricity with renewable resources, a new study finds
Babies born in areas with high airborne levels of mercury, diesel exhaust, lead, manganese, nickel and methylene chloride were more likely to have autism than those in areas with lower pollution...
Simply controlling where and when electric cars charge could go a long way to easing any spikes in electricity demand
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A recent report found that the BP spill is still having a serious negative effect on the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico and its wildlife populations
The fastest-growing country in Asia is putting in place policies for lower carbon growth
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