Electric Vehicles vs Fox News?

Fox, Where’s Your Head on Electric Vehicles?

If you've followed Fox's relationship with electric vehicles for any length of time, you'd note a decisive, head-in-the-ground pattern, which is perpetuated in a...

Nendo Puts an End to One-Time Use of Wrapping Paper

It is that time of the year again, when everyone rushes around gift shops in a search for the perfect holiday surprise. Regardless of...

Asteroids Could Be Future Source of Water and Precious Materials

Some would say it's a long shot, some that it's pure science fiction, but the challenge is on: mining asteroids for water, platinum, nickel...

Top 10 Most Read Posts on The Green Optimistic in 2010

Hello, dear reader. It's me, Ovidiu, your news man from the Green Optimistic. 2010 is quickly approaching its end, and we've had lots of good, interesting and fun with writing news for you this year. It's been the year of launch for Nissan Leaf the first mass-produced electric car, and the year of many breakthroughs in solar, wind and tidal power.

El Hierro – World's First Island Powered 100% By Renewable Energy

The people of the small Spanish island of El Hierro, located on the western edge of the Canary Islands, will soon have have real a reason to be happy. El Hierro will become the world's first island powered by 100% renewable energy sources. According to the planners, the electric cars will not be missing from this island.

US Government Encourages Farmers To Use Renewable Energy For Increased Profits

Farmers, ranchers and owners of rural businesses are eagerly taking the opportunity to improve their operations, develop new sources of renewable energy and reduce cost with the federal clean energy loans and grants adding up to $30 million.

Biodegradable Plastics Made From Waste Cooking Oil With Aid from Bacteria

Waste cooking oil could be used to make better bioplastics, according to researchers participating at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference at the...

Clean Coal Gives Lungs Cancer in Appalachia

Researchers in West Virginia University recently published an article in the journal Environmental Science and Technology that tied lung cancer to coal dust released...

Two Independent Studies Link Fracking To Increased Seismic Activity

New evidence that links hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to increased seismic activity, has posed additional threats from water contamination and pollution to citizens living...

Paperless Classrooms? New York City Mayoral Candidate Says Yes

In New York City, Christine Quinn, a current city council speaker and the projected winner of the mayoral race against incumbent Michael Bloomberg, is...