August 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
A study of 6 urban areas in the US conducted over 18 years finds pollutants from burning fossil fuels lead to higher levels of lung disease and early death. Does that mean we should do something about the problem?
November 1st, 2017 | by James Ayre
The alteration of the urban form of cities — and thus the alteration of motor vehicle use patterns — could be used as a means of reducing local air pollution levels, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Washington and the University of Minnesota
August 10th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
A new study from the University of Washington finds the odds of global warming remaining at 1.5 degrees C or less is only 1%. More likely, the increase will be between 2 and 4.9 degrees C.
April 14th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The Arctic sea ice death spiral is continuing to accelerate, with March 2017 setting new record lows (for the month) with regard to extent and thickness. That's based on new data released by the National Snow and Ice Data Center
July 23rd, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
As I’ve written many times, I think the #1 barrier to quicker electric car (and electric bus) adoption is simply [&hellip
August 27th, 2014 | by Tina Casey
A new 2-D semiconductor junction, billed as the "the strongest possible link between two single-layer materials," could launch next-generation solar cells
August 9th, 2013 | by James Ayre
Organic solar cells could receive a big boost to their efficiency through the manipulation of the “spin” of the electrons [&hellip
June 13th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Via the good folks at the University of Washington, here’s some positive LED research news. With some luck, these researchers [&hellip
August 22nd, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
University of California, Davis has been named the most sustainable American college in the Sierra Club's Cool Schools report.
June 9th, 2012 | by Tina Casey
Titanium dioxide, better known as a key ingredient in white paint, is beginning to carve out an all-purpose spot for [&hellip
May 2nd, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
I never really thought about it, but consider how much energy could be saved if recycling, compost, and trash [&hellip
February 3rd, 2009 | by Dave Tyler
It’s a decidedly low-tech way to deal with a 21st century problem, but a newly published paper argues that the [&hellip