November 15th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
About 12% of all US greenhouse emissions come from heating and cooling buildings, according to Vox. Much of the energy used to heat large buildings -- factories, office buildings, universities, schools, and so forth -- could come from geothermal sources
October 28th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
An exhaustive study by E&E News finds Ford and GM had research scientist on their staffs for decades who warned of the threat posed by carbon dioxide emissions. But both companies ignored those findings and mislead the public and the government about the danger.
October 26th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás
With an electric powertrain developed by the electric marine experts at Danfoss Editron, some 27 zero-emission passenger ferries will soon replace a hodgepodge of aging diesels in Bangkok's Chao Phraya River as part of an exploratory bid to improve air quality and clean up the water supply in the Thai capitol
October 12th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Exxon has a business plan -- drill more wells and pump more oil. So much for protecting the environment.
October 8th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Michael E. Mann says cutting carbon emissions could lower average global temperatures but the time to act is now.
September 21st, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
A climate clock showing the number of years before global heating hits 1.5 degrees Celsius is now on display in Union Square in New York City.
September 18th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Greenpeace and Transport & Environment say plug-in hybrids have higher carbon emissions than conventional cars but their own numbers prove them wrong.
August 7th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás
Imagine a future of foods free of harmful chemicals -- a future where crops still grow strong and dense in the absence of choking weeds, but bees and other pollinators buzz and frolic among the crops. Over at Clint Brauer's farm outside of Cheney, Kansas, that future is very nearly a reality, thanks to a swarm of autonomous robots
July 20th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Research by Kroger shows displaying plant-based meats in the meat section of grocery stores boosts sales by 23%. The coronavirus has had an even greater impact.
June 29th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás
It seems like Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) just released its 4-cylinder eTorque mild-hybrid Jeep Wrangler models. Indeed, the 2.0 liter turbocharged eTorque hybrids were new for the 2019 model year, but it seems like they're the latest products getting the axe in the wake of the COVID-19 economic downturn
June 29th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás
Volvo Cars continues its march towards being a carbon-neutral manufacturing company by 2025 with a 100% renewable powered factory in China
May 31st, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
In 1931, the Empire State Building was a beacon of hope to a world devastated by economic collapse. Today, it is once again sending a message of hope that lowering carbon emissions from the built environment is not only possible, it is the fiscally responsible thing to do.
May 16th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
OMV Petrom service stations in Romania are using new solar arrays to help generate electricity.
April 11th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Fraunhofer ISE is conducting a three-year research program designed to test how solar panels can be integrated with heavy duty trucks.
April 2nd, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
The coronavirus has devastated business as usual. Perhaps now is the time to think about what business should look like in the future instead of the past?
March 27th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás
Volvo is switching from over-the-road trucks to rail transport to move cars between its factories and storage depots across Europe, China, and the United States, and the results are more impressive than you might think!
March 26th, 2020 | by World Resources Institute
The COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare two unavoidable facts about our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future