Hong Kong launches electric bus in pollution drive
Hong Kong's first battery-powered public bus took to the streets Monday as part of a drive against the city's choking pollution.
Hybrid buses improve air quality in Hanoi
Siemens and the Vietnam Motors Industry Corporation (Vinamotor) are launching the first hybrid bus with a combined electric/diesel drive in Hanoi. The project is the first of its kind in Vietnam. The vehicle ...
Researchers set out path for global warming reversal
Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) can reverse the global warming trend and push temperatures back below the global target of 2°C above pre-industrial levels, even if current policies fail and we initially ...
Boat owners can fight barnacles with new eco-friendly method
Barnacles can be found in all marine environments and are a major problem for both small boats and large ships. Barnacles accumulate on the hulls and can reduce the fuel economy of a vessel by up to 40 per ...
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis
Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.
German city to test viability of inductive charging system on two real bus lines
A coal economy has multiple health and social risks, says major review
A major review of evidence on the impact of coal mining has highlighted serious, ongoing health and social problems and an urgent need for improvements in government coal mining policy.
Electric-car Nemesis at top speeds is record-breaker
CEOs pledge sustainability, urge 'green revolution'
Business leaders gathered at a Rio+20 conference Monday pledged sustainable policies and joined a call for world leaders to usher in "a green industrial revolution" to save the planet.
Corporations pledge sustainability at Rio+20
Microsoft and other firms attending the Rio+20 business forum are falling over each other to prove their corporate responsibility credentials, but critics remain highly skeptical about their commitments.
Calif. settlement will fund car charging network
(AP) -- An energy company accused of artificially inflating the cost of electricity, leading to California's power crisis a decade ago, agreed to pay a $120 million settlement that will fund 10,000 electric car charging ...
Portable chargers, boosters to ease green car woes
Chevrolet Europe's president Susan Doherty drives to work every day in an electric car, and thanks to a recharging station at work, she never worries about running out of power.
Warming of two degrees inevitable over Canada: study
(PhysOrg.com) -- Even if zero emissions of greenhouse gases were to be achieved, the world’s temperature would continue to rise by about a quarter of a degree over a decade. That’s a best-case ...
Karma hybrid car offers earth-friendly luxury
Technology lovers stopped and stared as the world's first high-performance hybrid luxury sedan glided silently down a street outside the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday.