Understand how alternative energy and renewable resources are changing our world, from geothermal to nuclear.
We don't want greenhouse gas emissions, but we do want energy. What if we could bury one to get more of the other?
Tiny solar panels can be embedded in clear and even colored glass, opening up the roof for other green applications.
BETTER WAYS TO MAKE AND USE ELECTRICITY
Truckloads of organic food waste will help to boost production of methane-rich biogas at the city's largest wastewater treatment plant — biogas that will be purified and used to heat homes.
A new power plant in England will convert landfill waste wood into a cleaner-burning fuel. It's progress, but some critics have concerns.
Developing the infrastructure necessary wouldn't be cheap, but its benefits could significantly outweigh the costs.
No more drilling? Being able to transform algae into crude oil could revolutionize how we fuel up our vehicles.
The phasing out of popular incandescent bulbs in favor of more energy-efficient bulbs needn't be a confusing upgrade.
Smart grids can work around power failures, monitor for potential outages and lower energy costs.
It ought to be obvious, but solar panels don't make sense in all situations. Homeowners need to do their homework.
Seal up your cold, drafty house and get rewarded now (with heat) and later (with lower taxes).
Written by the woman behind 'The Laramie Project,' the play will have its premier in New Orleans in spring 2014.
Scientists say they are a step closer to making synthetic gasoline from carbon dioxide.
From candles and compost to an underground data center, home heating can come from some unexpected sources.
Between the crazy-tall proposed Ferris wheel and Big Ang, Staten Island, NYC's smallest borough, has been living large as of late. Now come plans to build the city's largest solar farm on parkland that was once the largest landfill in the world.
Waste heat captured from a ventilation shaft along the London Underground will be used to keep housing estates warm and cozy (sans the oppressively expensive utility bills).
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