Major Heatwave Breaks Records Over Northern and Western Europe

Unprecedented heatwaves across Western and Northern Europe are making history. Or are they? Perhaps this is just the start. Expats in the Netherlands often repeat...
Laptop Environmental Impact Considered

The Environmental Impact of Our Connected Life

Have you ever thought about the environmental impact of our adoption of modern technology, such as smartphones, tablets, or laptops? It has been said that...

Arctic Drilling Suspended as Shell Regroups After Mishaps

In 2013, the Arctic is safe from at least one oil company’s drills. Royal Dutch Shell announced on Wednesday that it will not be...

Soil-Emitted Carbon Dioxide Influenced by Climate Warming

A study published in the latest issue of the journal Nature Climate Change, conducted by University of New Hampshire professor Serita Frey together with...

EU Airport Pollution Tax Suspended Temporarily

The controversial carbon tax might be suspended for a year on flights to and from non-European nations. This is the proposal given by EU...
Fisker Automotive Coming Back Soon?

Fisker Automotive Coming Back, Where or When is Anyone’s Guess

After the financial collapse of Fisker Automotive, taxpayers and government officials were decidedly upset. Even when Fisker Automotive’s financial assets were put up for auction,...
Velogical Engineering VELO Speeder, Lightest Electric Bike Conversion

Electric Bike Conversion Kit is Lightest Ever

When considering an electric bike conversion kit, there are a few paths you can take, both of which help solve the transportation problems city-dwellers...

Cheap Nanotube Sensors to Detect Toxins in Water

A research team at Stanford has developed a new inexpensive sensor chip made with carbon nanotubes, being capable to detect rapid traces of TNT and poison in rivers, reservoirs.

Synchronous Rise in Temperature and Carbon Dioxide Associated with Climate Change

The greatest climate change in the last 100,000 years was the shift from ice age to the warm interglacial period 19,000 years ago. New...

Green Jobs Could Impact Economy Negatively, Danish Economist Says

It looks like the "green" economy is a bit more complicated than we'd think at a first sight - at least that's what Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish He who wrote the book "The Skeptical Environmentalist" in 1998 told Reuters recently. He argues that jobs in the newly-invented field of green energies could have negative consequences over some other parts of the economy, and that this is only due to the over-optimistic expectations of a fast shift from petrol to renewables.