Are Cities More Sustainable Than Suburbia?

August 30, 2013


Is living in the city inherently greener than living in the suburbs? Researchers like Edward Glaeser have argued a resounding yes: “In nearly ev…

Solar Drone Aircraft Work As Atmospheric Satellites

August 23, 2013


Part of the resurgence of airships in recent years has been due to research carried out with an eye toward long-duration purposes such as surveillanc…

Tesla S Gets Highest Ever Safety Rating

August 22, 2013


Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors is justifiably proud of their Model S sedan which has scored the highest ever rating. Although the offici…

​White House Gets Solar Panels (Again)

August 21, 2013


The White House is being outfitted with photovoltaic (PV) solar panels this week to once again manufacture the residence of the President of the Unit…

Fukushima Site Leaking Radioactive Wastewater

August 20, 2013


Radioactive water has been found leaking from storage tanks at the site of the Fukushima reactors which melted down in the wake of the 2011 tsunami. …

In India, Cost of Wind capability Competes with New Coal

August 5, 2013


According to a recent report by HSBC Global Research, wind potential has become cost competitive with new coal capacity in India. Solar is not far …