SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
New York City seeks to take the lead on preparing an urban area for climate change, which it says will "disproportionately" feel the impacts.
3 | June 1, 2010 11:00am |
So Craig Venter has created the first synthetic cell, but should he be able to patent it? The short answer is yes. But his patent applications are too broad.
17 | May 28, 2010 4:32am |
Acciona's Eric Schneider says the U.S. has wind power potential that's the envy of the world -- and the Midwest holds the key. But a major federal push is required to build out the necessary...
8 | May 27, 2010 8:36am |
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos talks about how e-commerce is more environmentally friendly, efficiency on product packaging and green efforts inside the company.
May 27, 2010 2:49am |
German researchers develop a paint that mimics the aerodynamics of shark scales. Could this mean smoother sailing for ships, soaring for planes, and spinning for wind turbines?
10 | May 25, 2010 4:00am |
Utah Department of Transportation thinks ahead to cut major highway construction project -- and related carbon emissions -- to two years from three years.
1 | May 24, 2010 9:47am |
Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation rolled out with the design of YeZ, a leaf car that was inspired by the process of photosynthesis.
1 | May 24, 2010 2:07am |
London's iconic red double-decker bus is finally ready for the 21st century.
May 23, 2010 6:55pm |
Author and political activist Charles Siegel says you don't need high-density urban planning to make a city livable and sustainable. Here are his three ways to achieve the perfect suburb.
1 | May 21, 2010 11:03am |
Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using the world's fastest supercomputer to model and simulate next-generation nuclear power plants.
4 | May 20, 2010 6:41am |
The obvious solution is to sequester the water, in the car, much as you sequester urine in your bladder, and dump it into the local water system when you fill up again. Filling the car with...
5 | May 19, 2010 9:45am |
Earlier this month, Washington, D.C. unveiled one of its shiny red streetcars--built in the Czech Republic. When streetcars left U.S. cities, streetcar manufacturing left as well. Who will build...
10 | May 19, 2010 2:00am |
Fish-inspired wind farms; Baltimore's virtual supermarket; shy extroverts; top 10 cities for layoffs; transportation optimization.
May 18, 2010 2:06pm |
Emerging sensors from HP Labs could be used in all sorts of safety, exploratory or monitoring applications -- integrating multiple sensing capabilities into one chip.
2 | May 18, 2010 6:12am |
MIT lobbies for its new plane design -- will NASA take it forward?
7 | May 17, 2010 4:42pm |
There are certain companies that all students of corporate sustainability or green business initiatives MUST watch, and one of those is giant retailer Walmart.
5 | May 17, 2010 9:14am |
Cities learn on run more efficiently on analytics, and the nation's busiest transit agency opens up its data to third-party developers.
May 17, 2010 8:11am |
The long awaited climate bill, dubbed the American Power Act, was delivered for discussion in the Senate. The bill carries a number of clean tech provisions to ponder.
1 | May 12, 2010 11:33am |
Financial organizations already appreciate the value of sub-second response. Now, organizations as varied as Interpol, PepsiCo and OfficeMax are exploring real-time capabilities for parts of their...
May 12, 2010 9:17am |
Japan seeks to export its expertise in high-speed rail to the United States, according to a new report.
1 | May 12, 2010 8:47am |