Throwing Water In Volcanoes Could Generate Energy, Scientists Say

In a search for alternative means to generate energy, scientists have gone beyond what many of us can imagine. Often the new techniques happen...

Environmental Regulations Will Force More US Coal Plants to Retire

The US Power Grid is supported by a number of power-generation technologies, coal, oil, wind, hydro, nuclear, to name a few. According to the...

Synthetic Gasoline Made From CO2 and Water in Air

As the world faces destructive consequences of continuously ascending carbon footprint, capturing CO2 and transforming it to something as useful as fuel seem too...
Rare-Earth Metals Discovered off the Coast of Japan Could Reduce Prices of Electronics and Electric Vehicles

Rare-Earth Metals Not So Rare in Mud off the Coast of Japan, Tokyo University

China pretty much has a chokehold on the market for rare-earth metals, but a recent discovery off the coast of Japan could offer some...

TVs, Computers and Icemakers in U.S. Use as Much Energy as Mexico

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released a striking report indicating that household devices in the U.S., such as TVs, computers...

Astounding Discovery: Marine Algae Using Quantum Mechanics Principles for Light Harvesting

Professor Greg Scholes, the lead author of the study published recently in Nature, says: "There's been a lot of excitement and speculation that nature may be using quantum mechanical practices. Our latest experiments show that normally functioning biological systems have the capacity to use quantum mechanics in order to optimize a process as essential to their survival as photosynthesis."

Sweden Reduces European Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Importing Waste

With all these heated discussions going on across Europe about handling and dumping waste, it is almost unbelievable that Sweden is facing the exact...

Switching to Renewable Energy in the U.S. Will Bring Financial Benefits, Study Says

A study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences by scientists from the Natural Resources Defense Council in...

Arab Oil Prince Fears Rising Gas Prices, GE Forecasts Dawn of Solar Power

If you haven't been watching the news for the past few years, there's a war going on in the world of energy. While Arab Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, the 19th richest person in the world and one of the ones who make a huge profit from oil, said to CNN he's worried about the prices of oil going up, Mark M. Little from GE tells Bloomberg that in 3 to 5 years we'll be able to produce electricity from solar panels for as little as 15 cents/kW, far less than by using oil.

Toshiba May Go Bankrupt as Result of Nuclear Investments

It would appear that Toshiba has purchased a very complex radioactive black-hole that may bankrupt it. The takeover of Webster & Stone by by Toshiba's...