If you can afford a $100,000 electric vehicle, do you need a rebate?

California May Cap Electric Vehicle Incentives for the Wealthy

Depending on how you look at it, electric vehicle incentives may be a waste of money or a boon to the industry, and isn’t...

Green Roofs Could Help Mitigate Climate Change, Says Study

Green roofs, which are gardens installed on top of building structures, offer insulation that allows energy saving and protection from heat. In addition, these...

Graphene Can Be Harmful to Human Cells, Scientists Say

Researchers from Brown University discovered that graphene can interfere with normal functions of human cells posing serious threats to human and animal health. The study...

The Value of Energy in Developing Countries

Here at Green Optimistic, we've talked about biomass stoves before. While the Mayon Turbo Stove doesn't advance the design, it demonstrates how energy value...
Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne at 2013 SAE World Congress

SAE 2013 – Fiat/Chrysler CEO Says Back Off on Fuel Economy Legislation

We've talked a lot about fuel economy legislation in the past, but does it really work on the business side of things? Perhaps more...

East Chicago is Drowning in Lead and The EPA Is Nowhere to Be Found

Well it looks as though the residents of East Chicago are going to be the victims of an ongoing campaign to marginalize them from...

There Won’t Be Snow In The Arctic If Climate Change Proceeds

In the Arctic, with every increasing degree, the ice melts and precipitation increases by 2 per cent. It is expected that the Arctic will...

How to Minimize Food Waste This Holiday Season

Food waste was identified as one of the most pressing problems of modern society. For some reason, however, regardless of the warnings and pleas...

10+1 Tips to Driving a Diesel Car Economically

1. First of all, remove the aggressive tendency from your driving habits. I admit I myself like to be aggressive sometimes, it gives me...
Knowing Where Energy is Going is the First Step in Determining How to Manage it.

Big Data Could Increase Power Grid Efficiency and Reliability

Unless various departments in a certain area collaborate, it could be very difficult to see where improvements can be made to increae power grid...