by Emily Atkin Posted on August 8, 2014
New research suggests that cigarette butts can be used to store energy, and tobacco plants can help run commercial airliners.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 5, 2014
The plan would give residents a smartphone app that knits together all the different transportation options in the city into one complete trip.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 25, 2014
"Smaller is baller," says the Google-sponsored competition to invent a tiny household power inverter.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 14, 2014
Finding a way to replace regular, concrete roads with ones that could better serve a sustainable world has long been Scott and Julie Brusaw’s dream.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 12, 2014
The Detroit-based automaker said it has already begun to purchase carbon credits from campuses in exchange for those campuses undertaking projects that reduce their emissions.
The invention may be more than just beautiful. The orb-like system is touted as being 35 percent more efficient than a standard solar panel.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 8, 2014
What if we could stop making plastic out of oil, and start making it out of greenhouse gas pollution?
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 9, 2013
Farms can convert cow manure into renewable biogas, which can power portions of the farm and prevent that methane from reaching the atmosphere.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 4, 2013
There is a gym in England where crazy workouts do more than just power muscles. They also power the building.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 27, 2013
Looking for a fun fact to bring up at the Thanksgiving Day table? The city of Amsterdam has begun collecting urine from public urinals in order to fertilize roofs of buildings that are covered with vegetation.