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Perennial Rice: In Search of a Greener, Hardier Staple Crop

Perennial Rice: In Search of a Greener, Hardier Staple Crop

Yale e360Yale e3608:28am 104Scientists have long sought to create a perennial rice that would avoid the damage to the land caused by the necessity…
Google’s Solar-Powered Drones To Fly This Year

Google’s Solar-Powered Drones To Fly This Year

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnica5:14am 96Google is expected to start flying solar-powered drones this year to provide Internet connectivity to people in areas…
Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Ends on March 16

Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Ends on March 16

EcoWatchEcoWatch12:22pm 96Seeing how central Appalachian citizens have spent decades committed to building a citizens movement and...
NOAA Announces Arrival Of El Niño, 2015 Poised To Beat 2014 For Hottest Year

NOAA Announces Arrival Of El Niño, 2015 Poised To Beat 2014 For Hottest Year

Climate ProgressClimate Progress4:34pm 88The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced that the long-awaited El Niño has arrived.…
Iowa Republican Lawmaker: Rick Perry’s Involvement With Bakken Oil Pipeline “A Bad Idea”

Iowa Republican Lawmaker: Rick Perry’s Involvement With Bakken Oil Pipeline “A Bad Idea”

DeSmogBlogDeSmogBlogWed 10:03pm 55By David Goodner and Steve Horn  Everyday Iowa voters are less likely to caucus for former Texas governor and…
Greenpeace Energy to launch legal challenge to UK nuclear subsidies

Greenpeace Energy to launch legal challenge to UK nuclear subsidies

The EcologistThe Ecologist5:07am 47The UK's troubled Hinkley C nuclear power station faces a legal challenge from Germany's biggest energy co-op, which…
Neste Oil now the world’s largest producer of renewable fuels from waste and residues

Neste Oil now the world’s largest producer of renewable fuels from waste and residues

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress6:30am 47Over the last few years, Neste Oil has become the world’s largest producer of renewable fuels from waste and residues.…
New Map Shows Koch Brothers’ Connection to Keystone XL Pipeline

New Map Shows Koch Brothers’ Connection to Keystone XL Pipeline

EcoWatchEcoWatch10:06am 47Visualized data from online sources tracking leases in the tar sands territory shows that...

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White House Proposes First-Ever Rules For Oil Drilling In The Arctic

White House Proposes First-Ever Rules For Oil Drilling In The Arctic

Climate ProgressClimate ProgressFeb 21, 2015, 12:55 pm 160CREDIT: Shutterstock The Obama administration has proposed the first-ever safety regulations for drilling in the U.S.…
IKEA Grabs New Wind Energy Project In Poland, Operations To Be “Energy Independent” There By End Of 2015

IKEA Grabs New Wind Energy Project In Poland, Operations To Be “Energy Independent” There By End Of 2015

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaFeb 21, 2015, 5:54 am 155The IKEA Group is continuing to make progress on its path to receiving 100% of its energy needs via renewable energy…
Indego — Philadelphia Launching New Bikeshare System This Spring

Indego — Philadelphia Launching New Bikeshare System This Spring

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaFeb 17, 2015, 12:10 am 138The city of Philadelphia will be launching an “ambitious” new bike-sharing program, featuring over 60 stations and…
German Wind Turbines Killing Migratory Bats

German Wind Turbines Killing Migratory Bats

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaFeb 16, 2015, 3:19 pm 142A new study has determined that a significant number of bats are being killed by wind turbines in Germany — of which…
Study Finds Lower Pesticide Levels in People Who Eat Organic Produce

Study Finds Lower Pesticide Levels in People Who Eat Organic Produce

EcoWatchEcoWatchFeb 16, 2015, 2:29 pm 142The study suggests that by eating organically grown versions of those foods highest in pesticide residues, we can...
ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index: US cities held back by transportation, environmental factors

ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index: US cities held back by transportation, environmental factors

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressFeb 16, 2015, 7:15 am 806The largest US cities—New York, Los Angeles and Chicago—score best in economic factors but are hindered by poor…
100 most sustainable multibillion-dollar companies revealed in Davos

100 most sustainable multibillion-dollar companies revealed in Davos

GreenBizGreenBizJan 23, 2015, 5:00 am 225Biogen, Allergan, Adidas, Keppel Land and Kesko rank among the world's most sustainable companies. Who joined them?
This Seriously Massive NASA Photo Will Blow Your Mind [Video]

This Seriously Massive NASA Photo Will Blow Your Mind [Video]

EcoSalonEcoSalonJan 23, 2015, 5:00 am 226How small are we really? Just have a peek at the largest NASA photo ever taken–a super-high resolution image of…