Japanese car giant Toyota has partnered with energy company New Energy and the Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan (NEDO) to test a Prius hybrid sedan that’s covered in solar...
After Sunset Solar panels have been a crucial part of the rise of renewable energy technologies — but when the Sun goes down, they temporarily turn into nothing more than expensive slabs of metal....
Scientists brewed a bottle of vodka using water and grains from the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone surrounding the infamous nuclear reactor of the same name. They only made one bottle of the vodka, which...
Right now, trash is breaking down in landfills across the globe, producing a steady stream of methane emissions that are contributing to Earth’s climate woes. Now, a California-based startup has...
Instarz, a space startup from Puerto Rico, just announced plans to launch a self-assembling, self-sustaining Moon habitat by the late 2020s. The company is still raising money to develop a...
Solar Foods has developed a process that uses renewable energy and the carbon dioxide polluting our air to create an alternative protein it calls Solein. The company says this process makes Solein...
Think the subway car on your morning commute is already packed to the brim? Just wait until 2050. That’s when, according to UN statistics, the global urban population will increase by 2.5 billion. ...
On Monday, the city council of Sydney, Australia, unanimously voted to put enter a state of emergency over the looming threat posed by climate change. The decision — making Sydney the first major...
Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee just announced a broad plan to take down the fossil fuel industry piece by piece. Inslee’s package of policy proposals, titled “Freedom from Fossil...
Untapped A new report by the U.S. Department of Energy identifies geothermal energy — in which heat from beneath the Earth’s surface is used to generate electricity — as an underdeveloped source of...