In Basalt, Colorado, a new housing development is testing out a new way to generate and distribute electricity. Instead of relying on a plant somewhere to dole out electricity to their homes...
A team of Australian engineers is looking in an unusual place for the future of energy storage: uneaten fruit. One of the big challenges in converting a fossil fuel-dependent energy infrastructure...
Scientists have recorded a new record high temperature in Antarctica of 20.75 degrees Celsius (69.35 Fahrenheit). “We’d never seen a temperature this high in Antarctica,” Brazilian scientist Carlos...
On March 11 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced one of the worst meltdowns in nuclear history. Massive waves up to three stories high swept highly dangerous radiation in...
Log Off As far as environmental damage is concerned, our increasingly-online lives incur a massive toll. If everything continues on its current course, then the internet is expected to generate...
Last Thursday was a rainy night in New York City, but that didn’t stop a crowd of curious and innovative thinkers from packing into MoMA’s PS1 for a night of lively conversation on the topic no...
As a part of their Explorer Series, Allianz is bringing a team of innovators to MoMA’s PS1 for a night full of urban sustainability solutions. You’ll have the chance to collaborate with experts and...
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. ...
Fuel for Thought Airlines are testing all sorts of ways to make planes less of a drag on the environment. Virgin Atlantic recently used recycled waste to power a commercial flight, while Boeing and...
New Source These days, most batteries for electric vehicles are based on cobalt — a dwindling element sourced from mines that often employ child labor and other unethical practices. Now, a team of...