High Ozone Levels Linked to Heart Attacks

Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas have proven a definite correlation between cardiac arrests occurring outside the hospital and air pollution and ozone...

Methane Emissions From Oil Production Much Higher Than Previously Estimated

Lena Höglund-Isaksson has some bad news: it turns out that global oil production released a lot more methane into the atmosphere than previously thought. A...
Honda Smart Home Eliminates 12 Tons of Carbon Dioxide Per Year

Honda Smart Home is a Vision of a Zero Carbon Future

Honda doesn’t just built zero-carbon cars, such as the Honda Fit EV, but has actually developed a whole-life approach to eliminating carbon dioxide emissions. The...

Germany’s Alternative Energy Efforts Have a Long Way to Go

The Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), an advocacy organization for alternative energy, conducted a comprehensive study to determine how German households and businesses bankrolled energy...

Scientists Recycle Urine to Produce Fresh Drinking Water and Energy

New renewable energy sources are being explored by scientists constantly. Inventions and discoveries flood the scientific journals, unfortunately often the experiments and findings do...
Washington State Representative Ed Orcutt Wants to Tax Cyclists - For Their Carbon Emissions?

Fuzzy Math, Washington State Wants to Tax Cyclist Carbon Emissions

That's right, Washington State wants to tax cyclists for their use of the roads, citing carbon emissions and the fact they pay no gas...
Biofore Concept Uses Very Little Petroleum

Wood-Based Biofore Concept Car Reduces Petroleum Usage

Modern vehicles contain, on average, over 300 pounds of plastic. Of course, most modern plastics are made from petroleum, which opens up a whole...
China Will Reduce Coal Consumption (When Pigs Fly)

China’s Power Mix Will Be Dominated by Coal for Decades

China’s economic growth is very much at odds with her environmental problems. As the economy grows, so does need for power, two-thirds of which...

Geoengineering Could Solve Climate Change, Say Scientists

Solar geoengineering sounds like the stuff of science fiction, using balloons or jets to introduce an atmospheric sunshade to stop global warming. A group...

Can We Trust Reports That Say Global Warming Has Stopped?

The latest announcement from the UK Met Office states that over the next five years warming of the Earth surface will slow down, although...