Ocean and Climate Change Paradigm Shifts to Account for New Data

Understanding the effect of climate change on upwelling ecosystems is paramount to understanding and predicting the future of marine resources. The zones affected by this...

Sugarcane-Based LEGO Christmas Trees

36,000 LEGO bricks are molded every minute. That’s a lot of plastic. But earlier this year, LEGO announced they start producing blocks made of...
Fuel economy and emissions testing, automakers and regulators have catching up to do in the EU.

Europe Needs to Update Fuel Economy Test Cycles

Times, “they are a-changin’ but, at least according to some independent testing agencies, environmental regulations, such as those that govern transportation fuel economy and...

Congress Drops Carbon Legislation, CO2 Still Drops

Even though the carbon taxes and cap-and-trade legislation pushed by the Obama administration in 2010 failed to pass in Congress, it seems that greenhouse...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerated In Recent Years Despite Economic Recession, Says WMO

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released a press statement today, in which they warn about the rise in atmospheric greenhouse gases during the last few years. Despite the economic crisis, which slowed down the industry a bit, the gas concentration rose in 2009, driving Earth towards a sure warming in the near future.

WWII Bunker Turned into Green Power Generating Facility in Germany

An old World War II bunker used for sheltering 30,000 people in Hamburg is going to be transformed into an energy-generating facility that will...

New Fungus-Derived Biopesticide – a Green Weapon to Protect the Crops

Scientists have recently established that pesticides do not always have to be deadly and chemical. Although slightly more expensive than conventional ones, the new...

MoveOn Recruits “FrackingFighters” to Combat Climate Change

The online, left-leaning, progressive organization Move On plans to recruit FrackingFighters to support anti-fracking movements across the US and will provide funding and training...

E. Coli Infections on the Rise After Plastic Bag Ban

San Francisco’s ban on plastic bags is having major repercussions on public health, according to professors at the University of Pennsylvania and George Mason...

Ecuador Amazon Tribe Win First Victory Against Oil Companies

Ecuador's Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks the companies' entry onto ancestral Amazonian lands...