BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc., a leader in cellulosic ethanol production technology, has engaged Roeslein Associates, Inc. and PAC (Process Automation Concepts, Ltd.) to begin prefabricating modules for BlueFire's first ethanol bio-refinery in Lancaster, Calif.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's work is vital to world peace and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is committed to continue supporting its activities, WMO Deputy Secretary-General Prof. Hong Yan said today.
China Nuvo Solar Energy, Inc. announced today that it will be developing a low-cost solar cell based on thin-film CIGS technology with its collaboration partner, Pioneer Materials, Inc., at its pilot production facility in Chengdu, China. CIGS, which stands for copper indium gallium selenium, has achieved the highest efficiency for thin-film photovoltaics at 19.9%, which rivals the performance of crystalline based silicon solar cells.
The Southern California Honda Dealers Association, have announced another helpful program, this one committed to the environment. Beginning today, the Honda Helpful Guys + Girls in Blue are going green by distributing eco- friendly, reusable tote bags at farmers markets, grocery stores and recycling stations in various cities across Southern California to help encourage residents to do their part in caring for the environment.
George Huber of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $400,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue his revolutionary new method for making biofuels, or "green gasoline," from wood or grasses, a process that would be much less expensive than conventional gasoline or ethanol made from corn.
A man in Michigan is hoping he's found a creative way to finance a home purchase and help the environment at the same time. Jim Sullivan, of Wyoming, MI, created a Web site called the "MillionPixelGreenMakeOver.com."
IBM today introduced a new supercomputer powered by one of the world's fastest microprocessors and cooled by an innovative water system.
The new Power 575® supercomputer, equipped with IBM’s latest ...
Lewis Brown continues to devote much of his more than 40 years in petroleum microbiology figuring out how to squeeze more petroleum out of abandoned or soon-to-be-abandoned oil fields.
A national panel of experts on the topic gathered Monday at the 235th National Meeting in New Orleans to present a comprehensive overview of the current status, limitations, and future challenges of several significant renewable energy sources.
Until now, cohousing has occupied a niche market in the US, but the paper by Dr Jo Williams at UCL (University College London) suggests the situation is changing. Cohousing not only helps to halve energy use, it offers health and social benefits for families and older people seeking secure and affordable homes.
Air pollution in the world’s busiest ports and shipping regions may be markedly worse than previously suspected, according to a new study showing that industrial and shipping pollution is exacerbated when it combines with sunshine and salty sea air.
The Natural Bedroom by Vivètique, the nation's premiere organic mattress brand based in Los Angeles, continues to surge ahead as the market innovator with the introduction of the Eco-Lux mattress in time for Earth Day.
Globally Green Energy Consortium (GGEC), the leading green energy and sustainability non-profit organization has launched a major green neighborhood initiative called Greening + Cleaning AmericaSM.
Companies are introducing environmental initiatives for myriad reasons, often to comply with customer mandates and new regulations or to boost public opinion. But why shouldn't firms also use the "green" buzz as a means to improve business operations and reduce supply chain costs?
Shoppers will soon have the opportunity to make a sustainable fashion statement. Starting this week, select Wal-Mart stores across the country will display Coca-Cola "Drink 2 Wear" apparel made from recycled plastic bottles.