Conservation & Green Economy
The Scripps Energy Materials Center in Jupiter, Fla., has devised a more efficient method of converting the major components of natural gas into useable fuels.
A look at the books of BNSF Railways and MidAmerican Energy reveals why Warren Buffett is adding renewable-energy companies to the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio.
Strong sales in 2013 has prompted Vestas in Colorado to ramp up hiring to fulfill wind turbine orders.
Remodeling trends come and go, but some trends have both staying power and universal appeal, such as the strengthening movement toward homes that are more energy efficient and eco-friendly.
Democratic senators worked in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of the devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction, while Republicans said doing anything would be bad for business.
Ridership on public transit last year grew to 10.7 billion trips, the highest since 1956, according to new data from the American Public Transportation Association.
California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees. It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday Californians.
EcoMotors has formed a joint venture with a Chinese automaker that will allow the company to sell its small, clean diesel engines in the world's largest market.
The Obama administration is driving ahead with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions, saying it will save thousands of lives a year at little cost to consumers.
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy said Friday cries that the Obama Administration is moving to wipe out the coal industry are hollow.
States across the country are finding uses for coal ash before it spreads as toxic sludge, as it did recently in North Carolina's Dan River -- and before regulation arrives in the not-so-distant future.
The EPA announced Friday it is taking steps to protect the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery, the largest in the world, in a move that could veto the proposed Pebble mine even before developers formally submit plans.
Thirty percent of the electricity used in Wisconsin would have to come from renewable sources by 2030, according to a long-shot bill being introduced in the state legislature.
California water districts are anticipating that tens of thousands of agricultural acres will be fallowed as farmers funnel dwindling irrigation water to permanent crops.
Thirty feet above the ground, the blades of five wind turbines rotated Tuesday as a slight breeze wafted through a field on the eastern border of the Washington State University Vancouver campus.