German power plant testing CO2-scrubbing algae
Swedish energy group Vattenfall said it had launched a major pilot project Thursday using algae to absorb greenhouse gas emissions from a coal-fired power plant in eastern Germany.
Researchers work to protect, restore vulnerable networks
(PhysOrg.com) -- Alon Efrat, a University of Arizona associate professor of computer science, is working with a team of researchers on a project intended to help prevent a telecommunications meltdown in ...
How affordable is alternative energy?
Alternative energy sources that are cost-competitive with fossil fuels may be closer than most people realize. Recent renewable energy research has shown that solar, hydropower, wind and other alternative sources are closing ...
In Britain, green squatters seize island
A bucolic, sun-dappled island in the river Thames seems an unlikely setting for an environmental and lifestyle standoff -- but that's what green squatters are staging.
Wind farm plan on French D-Day sites fans controversy
A French plan to set up wind turbines near the site of the D-Day landings that changed the course of World War II has enraged many who say it desecrates the memory of the liberators.
Comcast aims to reshape entertainment with NBC
(AP) -- Comcast Corp. announced Thursday it plans to buy a majority stake in NBC Universal for $13.75 billion, giving the nation's largest cable TV operator control of the Peacock network, an array of cable ...
Comcast exploring stake in NBC
(AP) -- Comcast Corp. is in negotiations to buy 20 percent to 50 percent of NBC Universal, according to people familiar with the negotiations.
Experts urge stronger online regulation bill
Cybersecurity experts urged senators Thursday to close loopholes in legislation to give the government more power to force critical industries to make their computer networks more secure.
Comcast: No plans to sell fourth-place NBC network
(AP) -- Comcast executives say they have no plans to sell NBC Universal's broadcast TV business when they take control of the company.
Circular argument for a sustainable future
A new online toolkit for manufacturers and retailers has been released to enable users to pinpoint areas in which their businesses could be made both more environmentally sustainable and profitable.