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Praj, Gevo to enter commercialization phase of Gevo isobutanol technology for sugarcane and molasses feedstocks

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress4:00am 75Praj Industries and Gevo announced that Gevo’s proprietary isobutanol technology will now be available for licensing…

Visualizing the impacts of human disturbance on tropical forest biodiversity

MongabayMongabay6:33pm 70Efforts to protect wildlife often focus on keeping forests and the habitat they represent from being cut down. But…

NHTSA issues Environmental Impact Statement scoping notice for MY 2022-2025 CAFE standards; seeking comments on “preferred alternative”

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress4:55am 68In March, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that EPA…

Traces of adaptation and cultural diversification found among early North American stone tools

ScienceDailyScienceDaily12:03pm 65Using new 3-D methods to analyze stone projectile points crafted by North America's earliest human inhabitants,…

The World Lost a Nebraska-Sized Chunk of Forest in 2015

Yale e360Yale e36012:09pm 63The world lost nearly 49 million acres of forest in 2015 to logging, wildfires, palm oil plantations, and other…

Rick Perry Spent 22 Minutes Talking to Russian Pranksters About US Energy Policy

Greentech MediaGreentech Media12:33pm 61There's a lot on Energy Secretary Rick Perry's mind these days -- such as oversight of America's nuclear stockpiles,…

How plant architectures mimic subway networks

PHYSorgPHYSorg12:00pm 58It might seem like a tomato plant and a subway system don't have much in common, but both, it turns out, are networks…
Bosch Going Forward With $1.1 Billion Facility For Self-Driving Vehicle Semiconductors

Bosch Going Forward With $1.1 Billion Facility For Self-Driving Vehicle Semiconductors

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnica3h 56The prominent auto industry supply firm Bosch is planning to invest ~$1.1 billion into a new facility to manufacture…

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Study finds in-car rush-hour exposure to some particulate pollution twice as high as previously thought

Study finds in-car rush-hour exposure to some particulate pollution twice as high as previously thought

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSun 6:00am 207A new study, part of the Atlanta Commuter Exposures (ACE) Study, has assessed on-roadway in-cabin particulate pollution…
Project shows maritime fuel cell generator can increase energy efficiency by up to 30% at part load; reliability and cost issues

Project shows maritime fuel cell generator can increase energy efficiency by up to 30% at part load; reliability and cost issues

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSat 6:30am 261A recent project demonstrated a 100 kW fuel cell generator with 72 kg of hydrogen storage for marine applications.…

US House subcommittee advances autonomous driving legislation; NHTSA to drive regulations, state role diminished

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressJul 19, 2017, 4:34 pm 213The US House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, chaired by Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH), today held a…
Dog rescues drowning baby deer in the most adorable video youll see today

Dog rescues drowning baby deer in the most adorable video youll see today

InhabitatInhabitatJul 18, 2017, 1:11 pm 292We already knew dogs are saviors to humankind, but it turns out they are heroes to other species, as well! This was made…
Study finds PM from biodiesel blends may be 50-80% less toxic per unit PM mass than from petroleum diesel

Study finds PM from biodiesel blends may be 50-80% less toxic per unit PM mass than from petroleum diesel

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressJul 15, 2017, 5:50 am 284In a study published in the ACS journal Energy & Fuels, a team from the University of Vermont reports that particulate…
NREL report on electric bus demo at Foothill Transit finds Proterra fuel economy >8x higher than CNG on same line

NREL report on electric bus demo at Foothill Transit finds Proterra fuel economy >8x higher than CNG on same line

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressJul 8, 2017, 6:00 am 285A team from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the second report summarizing the results of…
300% Rise in Cosmetics Complaints, Trump EPA Ignores Cancer-Linked Chemical in Personal Care Products

300% Rise in Cosmetics Complaints, Trump EPA Ignores Cancer-Linked Chemical in Personal Care Products

EcoWatchEcoWatchJul 2, 2017, 12:13 pm 303A new Northwestern University study revealed that consumer complaints have more than doubled for cosmetic products from…
RAMSSES project investigating use of lightweight materials in shipbuilding; 70m fiber-reinforced composite hull

RAMSSES project investigating use of lightweight materials in shipbuilding; 70m fiber-reinforced composite hull

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressJul 1, 2017, 6:09 am 297A new EU-sponsored project—RAMSSES (Realization and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and…