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Why plants don't get sunburn

Plants rely on sunlight to make their food, but they also need protection from its harmful rays, just like humans do. Recently, scientists discovered …

Plant-e Develops Electricity-Generating Plants to Bring Clean Energy to Off-Grid Locations

A Dutch start-up called Plant-e has developed a way to use living plants as a continuous source of clean energy – all that’s needed is a light …

Solar Water Pumping for Sustainable Water Supply

Millions of people around the world live with limited access to water. In many communities, ground water is extracted through electric water pumps, …

Israel to test electric roads that wirelessly charge vehicles as they drive

Forget the charging port—the roads of the near future could power your electric car while you drive, eliminating the need to ever stop to recharge or …

These Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Straight From The Air

“We started this company to provide water to everyone, everywhere,” says Cody Friesen, CEO of Zero Mass Water, the startup making the new solar …

Water

Snow-melting solar roads are being tested publicly for the first time in the US

But each tile is actually a solar panel, and collectively, the tiles will soon power a nearby fountain and restroom, according to Spokane-based news station KREM 2 .<p>The installation, which debuted October 3, is the first public test of solar roadway technology in the US.<p>Solar Roadways , the company …

Clean Energy

Wind-powered Water Seer pulls 11 gallons of clean drinking water from thin air

A new device that relies on simple condensation to collect clean water from the atmosphere promises to provide up to 11 gallons of safe drinking …

Audi Just Invented Fuel Made From CO₂ and Water

An Audi research facility in Dresden, Germany, has managed to create the first batches of diesel fuel with a net-zero carbon footprint — made from …

Joule patents fuel made from water, sunlight, CO2

The mystery bug--a type of bacteria--behind intriguing biofuel start-up Joule Unlimited was revealed with the publication of a patent on Tuesday.<p>The Cambridge, Mass.-based start-up said that it has received Patent No. 7,794,969 for an engineered form of cynobacteria, or blue-green algae, which …

A hydrogen generator that runs on an ordinary AAA battery

Hydrogen is just about the cleanest fuel you can imagine: The only exhaust it produces is water. A simple way to produce hydrogen is electrolysis, …

Poland's New Solar-Powered Bike Path Glows Bright Blue at Night

Visitors can walk or bike along the self-charging pathway for up to ten hours in the dark<p>Wintry weather may be on the way, but Poland's bike paths will be brighter than ever before. That’s because the country has just rolled out a 330-foot strip of road illuminated at night by phosphor, a synthetic …

Meet the giant air-sucking wall that might help combat climate change.

Do me a favor and stare at the air in front of you.<p>Yep — right in front of you. I know you can't see it, but <b>you're staring at a lot of carbon dioxide.</b><p>…

How to Build A Mini HHO Fuel Cell

Mini Wind Turbine G2

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Why the Automotive Future Will Be Dominated by Fuel Cells

<b>You’d have to be completely uninterested</b> in cars or any other type of transportation to not recognize that automobiles are undergoing a major …

Plant-e: living plants generate electricity

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Bioo Lite - Charge your Phone with the Power of a Plant

Soon, fossilised algae will power electric cars

Scientists are developing inexpensive, energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles by using silicon-based anodes made from the …

Are algae-powered oxygen bars on the horizon?

Take a deep breath... are you ready for this? Algae-powered oxygen bars could be headed your way in the near future. Sometimes when you’re tired or …

This Solar Car Charges Itself While It’s Parked On The Street

In day-to-day life in a city, if you have a short commute or just use the car for errands, you might never need to plug it in. The Sion, from a …

UC Berkeley

Scientists say the global ocean circulation may be more vulnerable to shutdown than we thought

Intense future climate change could have a far different impact on the world than current models predict, suggests a thought-provoking new study just out in the journal Science Advances. If atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations were to double in the future, it finds, a major ocean current — one …

Climate Change

Solar And Wind Power Are Growing - But Won't Help Climate Change

<b>Solar And Wind Power Are Growing – But Won’t Solve Climate Change</b><p>It was a memorable conclusion to the now-decade-old movie <i>An Inconvenient Truth</i>: …

Let’s Hide Wind Turbines Under Bridges

Architects first proposed the idea a few years ago in Italy, as the government considered what to do with massive viaducts crossing the Italian …

Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even …

Blind Americans can now ‘see’ with a device that uses their tongues

A new device that helps the blind "see" by using their tongues has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.<p>The BrainPort V100, cleared …

IBM, VELCO join forces to create smart energy solutions firm Utopus

IBM's Smarter Energy team will come under the Utopus umbrella as part of the agreement.<p>IBM and Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) have announced …