Nanotechnology could revolutionize the natural gas industry across the whole lifecycle from extraction to pollution reduction or be an enormous missed opportunity, claim two industry experts writing in Inderscience's International Journal of Nanotechnology.
With an initial $2 million gift announced today (Tuesday, Oct. 30), the University of California, Berkeley, will move forward to establish a new program aimed at providing students educational and research opportunities in the area of sustainable products and solutions.
Four JCPenney stores are the first retail buildings in the country to earn the Energy Star label for superior energy efficiency and environmental performance.
American Superconductor Corporation, a leading energy technologies company, announced today that it has formed a new division known as "AMSC China" to serve the growing wind energy, power grid and industrial markets in China.
Reducing the engine noise in cars to an environmentally-acceptable standard consists in layering or stacking heavy materials, such as asphalt, on the floor of the car to absorb the sound.
ThermoEnergy Corporation announced today that the Chinese Patent Office recently granted the patent for the Company's new zero air emission, carbon capture technology known as the ThermoEnergy Integrated Power System, or "TIPS" process.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest not-for-profit health plan, will today celebrate significant energy efficiency upgrades and solar installations the healthcare provider has implemented across Northern and Central California to reduce its energy use at a check presentation event in Redwood City.
The Arctic has huge resources of natural gas and iron ore. Material-producing industrial clusters in this region could be worth a great deal.
Two major companies based in New England, Staples and Timberland, were among 17 national leading organizations recently recognized by EPA for taking voluntary steps to use and purchase green power.
Despite decades of ever more-exacting science projecting Earth's warming climate, there remains large uncertainty about just how much warming will actually occur.
Scientists and economists are no strangers to discussions about alternative fuels, but a recently announced research grant means that some sociologists at Kansas State University are joining the conversation.
Energy and environmental innovation is the focus of a new cross-disciplinary center housed at the University of California, Berkeley, that aims to promote viable global energy solutions.
Working under U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grants of more than $200,000, Rowan University's College of Engineering (Glassboro, N.J.) is expanding its work in "green engineering" with several regional pharmaceutical companies.
The air contains greenhouse gases such as CO2, which are now known to be responsible for global warming because their concentration has risen continuously for a number of years. In contrast to the atmosphere, the concentration of CO2 in the oceans is sixty times higher.
The Center for Sustainable Energy, which began taking shape earlier this year, is an effort to bring together all renewable and sustainable energy related activities at K-State - which is saying a lot. That work spans three of K-State's colleges and several departments.