Everyone who works on energy futures spends a great deal of time envisioning the scientific, technical, policy, and behavioral factors needed to initiate and sustain these shifts.
A winning flashlight design runs on four Peltier tiles, which convert heat into energy using the temperature differential between a person’s hand and the ambient air.
Geothermal HVAC brings a building in harmony with the earth, taking advantage of subterranean temperatures to provide heating in the winter and cooling in the summer.
A new study by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service researchers finds eagle fatalities related to wind farms possibly may be higher then originally thought.
Habitat for Humanity Japan is doing a “Solar Home Recovery Project,” offering photovoltaic systems to victims of the tsunami, particularly those with disabilities.
The percent of energy produced by fossil fuels will only drop from 84 percent today to 78 percent in 2040. What’s going on renewables?
A key and controversial question is what role plant-based alternatives can play in cutting the nation’s carbon emissions.
Iraq is longing for renewable and sustainable energy solutions, National Geographic Explorer Thomas H. Culhane found out just how much when he visited.
Green roofs have been touted as a means of saving energy, improving water management and expanding natural space within urban environments, but can they also help save native plants?
For the U.S. military, a solar energy solution lightens the load and could save lives.
Teams of students from around the world, who labored for several weeks to build super-fuel-efficient cars, sent those cars into the final test at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas in Houston recently.