Environmentalism is the study and social movement concerned about environmental conservation and teh reduction of human impact on it. Environmentally-friendly products or practices are also known, loosely, as "green."
CO2 and electricity prices would rise. GDP would shrink, say authors from university's Sloan School of Management and its Energy Initiative, the group headed by Obama's nominee for Energy Secy.
22 | March 6, 2013 5:42am |
EVs can spew more CO2 than conventional cars. And then there's the toxic process of manufacturing them. Green comes in many shades!
26 | October 15, 2012 3:01pm |
The new sensor can detect four different molecules, and may be a breakthrough that allows precise environmental monitoring by cells.
1 | October 9, 2012 6:57am |
Want to improve your focus? Measure your brainwaves.
May 15, 2013 6:15am |
For Michael Jantzen, buildings are more than their architecture. His work, ranging from a solar-powered vineyard to a house made of silo roofs, combines art, technology and engineering to create a...
1 | April 9, 2012 4:00am |
An amazing view on the future of transportation.
4 | May 3, 2012 3:56am |
New research shows wind farms have a warming effect on the local climate, which might throw a wrench in the expansion of this new form of energy.
42 | April 29, 2012 9:10pm |
A graduate architecture student challenges the way we think about prisons, both in design and program.
11 | April 10, 2012 9:21am |
Researchers suggest a link between Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and parental occupational exposures.
6 | March 13, 2012 5:15am |
Business plan: Sell the gas abroad at a huge profit, build nukes at home.
5 | May 10, 2013 5:24am |
Libraries already serve as de facto employment opportunity and training centers. Why not extend these supportive environments to startups and small businesses?
3 | February 19, 2013 1:24pm |
Yet another peer-to-peer service comes up against regulatory hurdles in New York State.
11 | May 17, 2013 3:10am |
It hasn't happened, and the environment minister wants to keep it that way. He's up against big corporates.
4 | February 12, 2013 5:13am |
Scientists have found that biodiesel production may release more carbon emissions than a car running on traditional diesel fuel.
10 | October 11, 2011 4:00am |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder reports from a foreign country deep in the throes of shale gas fever.
34 | May 15, 2013 3:00am |
Treehuggers, get your head around this: Turbochargers, often associated with loud, environmentally obnoxious cars, improve fuel efficiency. Will the turbocharger kill the electric car star?
6 | September 19, 2011 2:24am |
With sensor-driven applications on the rise, Hillcrest Labs looks beyond smart TVs to mobile devices and wearable computers.
May 14, 2013 3:00am |
A new study out of Kaiser Permanente found that the use of health information technology, including electronic health records, can reduce the environmental impact of the health care industry.
1 | May 5, 2011 4:00am |
Factors such as community relations and employee policy are just as much a part of sustainability as the green movement.
March 4, 2011 4:53am |
Conservationist Wallace J. Nichols argues that environmental problems should be addressed using neuroscience and empathy, in addition to using facts, figures and statistics. People make decisions,...
24 | January 31, 2011 2:00am |