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Toyota to invest ~$50M to establish joint research centers at MIT and Stanford; intelligent vehicle and mobility technologies

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressFri 3:31pm 101Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will be investing approximately $50 million over the next 5 years to establish joint…
Toyota, Stanford, and MIT launch $50 million Artificial Intelligence initiative to develop cars that think and learn

Toyota, Stanford, and MIT launch $50 million Artificial Intelligence initiative to develop cars that think and learn

InhabitatInhabitatFri 3:37pm 96At a press conference today in Silicon Valley Toyota announced plans to invest $50 million over five years to set up…

IV administration of endothelin B receptor drug reduces memory loss, oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease

ScienceDailyScienceDailyFri 2:46pm 79An estimated 5.3 million people in the U.S. suffer from Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The five current FDA-approved AD…

BMW Bringing 4 Plug-In Hybrids To Frankfurt Motor Show

Gas 2Gas 2Fri 4:00pm 53Via EV Obsession: At the upcoming Interational Auto Show in Frankfurt, BMW will be showcasing 4 plug-in hybrid models…
Gaming Computers Could Reap 75% Energy Savings And Improve Performance

Gaming Computers Could Reap 75% Energy Savings And Improve Performance

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaFri 3:07pm 49A first of its kind study has found that gaming computers could achieve 75% energy savings while improving their overall…
Audi introduces new top end diesel SQ5 TDI plus; 340 hp, 35.6 mpg

Audi introduces new top end diesel SQ5 TDI plus; 340 hp, 35.6 mpg

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressFri 12:47pm 47Audi is further expanding its range of S models, with the new SQ5 TDI plus arriving at German dealerships in October.…
Opower And Nest Lead Home Energy Management Vendors

Opower And Nest Lead Home Energy Management Vendors

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaFri 3:30pm 45A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research identifies Opower and Nest as the two leading home energy management…

The Waste Biz: Shingle Recycling An Option For Roofing Contractors

SustainablogSustainablogFri 3:45pm 45Replacing a roof creates a lot of waste; a shingle recycling program from Owens Corning provides an alternative to the…

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EERC working with Fuel Cell Energy on $3.5M ARPA-E project for electrochemical cell to convert natural gas to methanol

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressAug 29, 2015, 10:57 am 244The University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) is working with FuelCell Energy, Inc., an…
Jeb Bush once tried to house Katrina victims on cruise ships

Jeb Bush once tried to house Katrina victims on cruise ships

GristGristAug 28, 2015, 4:42 pm 217This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.…

Aspiration versus climate change: can we win back the centre left?

The EcologistThe EcologistAug 28, 2015, 6:34 am 276Commitment to action on climate change was once a banner of modernism adopted by by both Tony Blair and David Cameron,…
Preview for Obama-Modi Visit in September: The U.S. Clean Power Plan as a Driver for Global Clean Energy Action

Preview for Obama-Modi Visit in September: The U.S. Clean Power Plan as a Driver for Global Clean Energy Action

NRDCNRDCAug 26, 2015, 8:46 pm 225Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco With the announcement of the Clean Power Plan, the U.S. took a big step…

HIV testing among older adults is declining, despite CDC recommendation

ScienceDailyScienceDailyAug 26, 2015, 8:43 pm 362In 2006 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that most doctors should automatically screen all…

INDIA GREEN NEWS: Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential; Fund for Off-Grid Clean Energy Solutions; Lost Lives Due to Air Pollution

NRDCNRDCAug 14, 2015, 6:42 pm 344Ariel Cooper, Program Assistant, San Francisco India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental…
Reflecting on the

Reflecting on the "People's President" to Solve India's Energy Challenges: Renewable Energy Act is Step in Right Direction

NRDCNRDCJul 31, 2015, 6:08 pm 508Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco Guest Post by Nehmat Kaur, NRDC India Representative India's former…
Solarizing Greece Is a Way Out of Its Financial Crisis

Solarizing Greece Is a Way Out of Its Financial Crisis

EcoWatchEcoWatchJul 31, 2015, 10:31 am 340It is high time that Greece seized upon its greatest and still largely unexploited asset ......