A groundbreaking new book, Earth: The Sequel - The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming, unveils an attainable vision for solving the greatest crisis of our time. In sharp contrast to books offering little beyond dire warnings and grim statistics about global warming, Earth: The Sequel maps the path to recovery.
A team of Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) funded scientists at the University of Essex has discovered a new mechanism that slows the process of carbon dioxide fixation in plants.
Microbes living in the oceans play a critical role in regulating Earth’s environment, but very little is known about their activities and how they work together to help control natural cycles of water, carbon and energy.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota studying bacteria capable of generating electricity have discovered that riboflavin (commonly known as vitamin B-2) is responsible for much of the energy produced by these organisms.
America's drinking water and wastewater facilities can now save energy and reduce their carbon footprint with expanded tools available from EPA's Energy Star Program.
For the fourth time, Sea Gull Lighting Products, LLC, a Generation Brands company, has been honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its commitment and promotion of ENERGY STAR(R) lighting and energy efficiency.
Green 2020, a specialist environmental software consultancy has announced today that it has partnered with ProcServe, a leading provider of procurement and marketplace connectivity solutions, to drive lower emissions in procurement processes for customers and their suppliers.
Bull, a leading European IT company, today joined the Climate Savers Computing Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing computer power consumption by 50 percent by 2010.
The Climate Savers Computing Initiative today announced Novell has joined its ranks. The Initiative is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing computer power consumption by 50 percent by 2010.
Widespread damage to plants from a sudden freeze that occurred across the Eastern United States from 5 April to 9 April 2007 was made worse because it had been preceded by two weeks of unusual warmth, according to an analysis published in the March 2008 issue of BioScience.
Tennant Company, a world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer world, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Applied Sweepers, maker of Green Machines brand cleaning equipment.
Chevron Corporation and Weyerhaeuser Company today announced the creation of a 50-50 joint venture company focused on developing the next generation of renewable transportation fuels from nonfood sources.
The DC-based research and consulting firm Social Technologies recently released a series of 12 briefs that shed light on the top areas for technology innovation through 2025. The brief on universal water, by futurist Peter von Stackelberg, is the eighth trend in the series.
Construction of the worlds largest and most efficient solar photovoltaic power station in northern Victoria will commence in 2009 following the signing of a $290 million Development Agreement between Melbourne-based business, Solar Systems, and leading integrated energy company, TRUenergy.
Mayor Bloomberg announced a new initiative today that will require all black cars operating in New York City to meet higher fuel efficiency standards. There are currently over 10,000 high-end car service vehicles known as black cars in the city, many used by large investment banks and law firms.