German cabinet approves CO2 storage bill
Germany's cabinet approved a draft law on storing carbon dioxide underground on Wednesday after months of debate as Europe's top economy wrangles over energy policy following Japan's nuclear disaster.
Scots carbon emissions could be halved in decades, study suggests
Cutting Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions by a half within 20 years is achievable, a study suggests.
Declining mangroves shield against global warming
Mangroves, which have declined by up to half over the last 50 years, are an important bulkhead against climate change, a study released on Sunday has shown for the first time.
EU sets new limits on CO2 emissions for vans
The European parliament signed off Tuesday on new carbon dioxide restrictions for commercial vans to cut fuel costs and limit emissions blamed for global warming.
Volkswagen's XL1 said to be world's most economical car
'Pollution' may be key ingredient in concrete mixtures, researcher says
(PhysOrg.com) -- A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology is leading a study to increase the amount of fly ash used in concrete. If successful, the effort could divert millions of tons of the waste product ...
Global CO2 emissions back on the rise in 2010: study
Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions the main contributor to global warming show no sign of abating and may reach record levels in 2010, according to a study led by the University of Exeter (UK).
Electric, diesel or hybrid car? Cost and CO2 calculator helps consumers choose
As the Environmental Protection Agency struggles with how to accurately label passenger vehicles for fuel economy and greenhouse-gas emissions, a new online cost and CO2 emissions calculator has launched to help fill the ...
Netherlands stops Shell's CO2 storage project
The Dutch government said Thursday it will not allow oil giant Shell to store millions of tonnes of arbon dioxide in a depleted gas reservoir under a small town, upholding the fears of townspeople.
French, Spanish cities win Europe's green capital award
The northern Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz, whose entire population lives a stone's throw from a green space, has won the European Green Capital award for 2012.
Half the productivity, twice the carbon
Unless the IT industry adopts new energy-efficient technologies in the coming decade, it runs a serious risk of being unable to contribute to growing the global economy if limits are placed on carbon emissions. The findings ...
Natural gas fuelled cars for the country environmentally friendly
If you are looking for an environmentally friendly automobile, think about getting a hybrid car or one running on natural-gas. In terms of CO2 emissions both perform significantly better than gasoline or diesel ...
KEPCO, power company in Japan, taps nature to revitalize trees
Kansai Electric Power Co. in Japan has developed a new method for rejuvenating trees using mycorrhizal fungi, which form mutually beneficial relationships with plants.
Researcher develops carbon dioxide-free method of producing iron
(PhysOrg.com) -- George Washington University Professor Stuart Licht has developed a revolutionary carbon dioxide-free method of producing iron that could provide a breakthrough for an industry that has been ...