Why flying at lower or higher altitudes might reduce the climate impact of air travel
February 14, 2020, 11:24 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Only a small fraction of flights would need to adjust their altitudes to achieve the effect, new research suggests.
Mystery of the solar-powered ghost ship that washed ashore 3 years ago finally solved
December 1, 2019, 12:34 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
It drifted over 2,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean.
The one big thing to know when buying an electric vehicle
October 24, 2019, 2:45 p.m. by Guest Columnist
The best EV isn't what online reviews are telling you.
This bike lane is covered in solar panels. (It's also in the middle of a highway)
October 10, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The 20-mile lane generates enough electricity to power the highway's lights.
Walking while old is killing a lot more pedestrians than walking while distracted
August 28, 2019, 10:08 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
There are all kinds of distracted and compromised people in our roads. Some of them cannot help it.
When it comes to aging in place, self-driving cars won't save us
July 22, 2019, 4:16 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
A new study finds that older people react a lot more slowly when they take the wheel.
What an increase in air turbulence means for frequent fliers
July 15, 2019, 11:45 a.m. by Thomas Kostigen
Here's how to plan a flight around potentially severe turbulence.