Alcoa announced today that the Alcoa Foundation has awarded a $200,000 grant to the South Carolina Nature Conservancy to initiate a multi-year oyster restoration program. The program is part of The Nature Conservancy’s global mission to protect the Temperate Western Atlantic Coast, which extends from the Gulf of Maine to the Cape Canaveral, FL.
Large ice-sheets existed on Earth about 91 million years ago, during one of the warmest periods since life began, an international team of scientists reports this week.
New research challenges the generally accepted belief that substantial ice sheets could not have existed on Earth during past super-warm climate events.
The University of Nottingham is set to become a world leader in ‘clean’ chemistry and engineering with the opening of a new multi-million pound research initiative.
This year many homeowners are adding a new commitment to their list of New Year's Resolutions: go green at home. Alongside pledges to quit smoking, exercise more, and spend more time with friends and family, fostering eco-friendly homes is a positive step for families' health and finances.
Energy Focus, Inc., the global leader in energy-efficient lighting technologies, can help Californians meet the State's ambitious energy conservation goals.
Lockheed Martin has signed an exclusive international rights agreement to integrate and market Electrical Energy Storage Units (EESU) from EEStor, Inc., for military and homeland security applications. Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
nCoat, Inc. has announced the signing of an agreement for business collaboration and commercial product development with Sunvention USA, Inc. and BSR Solar Technologies GmbH using nCoat nanotechnology coatings in a Concentrated Solar Thermal Power (CSP) system.
Leading marine scientists from across the world have issued a warning that it is too early to sell carbon offsets from ocean iron fertilisation.
A new high performance magnet alloy developed by Ames Lab will help the development of electric cars, which are growing in popularity.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory announces that SuperPower Inc. has signed a license agreement to use an ORNL-developed technology that can lower the cost of producing superconducting wires for more efficient transmission of electricity.
Solar cells have attracted global attention as one of the cornerstones of alternative energy. In theory, it seems to make abundant sense to tap into the energy of the sun to convert light to electricity with little or no emission of noxious pollutants.
EPA today recognized the accomplishments of numerous landfill methane partners that are generating renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Emissions trading, future fuels and international oil supply are just some of the factors that will be considered as the Forum articulates the main challenges for our nation in arriving at a secure and sustainable transport fuel mix for road, rail, air and sea to 2050.
As of 1/1/2008 the GSF – National Research Center for Environment and Health renamed itself to German Research Center for Environmental Health.