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."
Scientists are drilling deep underground in Antarctica to learn more about the ancient environment and use that knowledge to understand global climate change.
1 | August 24, 2010 11:46am |
With a one-two punch aimed at reducing climate change and improving crop yields worldwide, re:char is turning agricultural waste into soil-improving biochar.
10 | August 24, 2010 4:00am |
For solar panels, dust is a bigger problem than you'd ever have thought. This might be a solution.
8 | August 24, 2010 12:05am |
Smart meters are rolling out across the United States, but consumers aren't yet seeing the benefits. Why? GreenWave Reality CEO Greg Memo explains.
3 | August 23, 2010 1:59pm |
Within the burgeoning solar power industry, a technology war is underway: crystalline silicon vs. thin film cells. Silicon may have the upper hand, but XsunX CEO Tom Djokovich says not for long.
5 | August 23, 2010 7:11am |
Business group says legislative process is the way to address the challenges of greenhouse gas emissions.
22 | August 20, 2010 4:31am |
'Living' wallpaper; American currency redesigned; smarter museums; Johnson & Johnson; daily water usage.
August 19, 2010 12:02pm |
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University have successfully implemented a new space-based system to monitor Earth's space environment.
August 19, 2010 11:12am |
In an attempt to distance itself from its bankruptcy and shake for good its "Government Motors" nickname, GM has filed for an IPO.
3 | August 19, 2010 8:39am |
In an exclusive interview, Stevens Institute of Technology's Malcolm Kahn says that the only way for America to compete on the global stage is to introduce innovators to the "deal flow" mindset.
3 | August 19, 2010 7:45am |
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute scientists develop a nanocomposite capable of killing MRSA. The special paint kills of 100 percent of the bacteria in a matter of minutes.
10 | August 18, 2010 1:05pm |
Bigger is not better when it comes to population growth, writes Joel Kotkin. Here's why he says megacities are detrimental and avoidable.
37 | August 18, 2010 8:32am |
NASA is testing adjustable-strength, liquid-lens eyeglasses for use by astronauts in space.
6 | August 18, 2010 7:36am |
Can a fuel additive be green? IFT chief executive Jonathan Burst says his product can help fleets burn fuel more efficiently, reducing carbon emissions and cost.
1 | August 17, 2010 12:38pm |
Aquaculture pioneer Local Ocean harvests fish in a zero-discharge facility in New York.
15 | August 16, 2010 6:30pm |
British and Chinese researchers have developed a method of energy storage using liquid nitrogen to help handle brief demand spikes on the power grid.
3 | August 16, 2010 7:22am |
Johnson & Johnson has been articulating some form of corporate sustainability since 1943. Here's a look at the returns associated with modern-day projects.
1 | August 16, 2010 3:30am |
People feel healthier and more productive when working in green, LEED-certified buildings, according to a new study.
3 | August 13, 2010 1:51pm |
'Superbug' antibiotic-resistant bacteria has arrived in the U.S. from India and Pakistan, and it's got doctors and scientists concerned.
6 | August 13, 2010 8:13am |
Atlantis unveils what could be the biggest tidal device ever. The company hopes it will bring waves of marine power investment with it.
17 | August 13, 2010 4:00am |