What's big and yellow, has three wheels, hauls a quarter ton and is poised to revolutionize small-load urban transport? Answer: the cargo tricycle!
At the Hydrofutures: Water Science, Technology and Communities conference in Seattle in July, the most important takeaway in water, energy and agriculture is that there is cooperation but not a lot of collaboration.
Water use can take two forms - consumption or withdrawal. It's important to understand the difference between the two.
A fish tale worth telling and hearing! With a thirst for water that is almost insatiable, hundreds of the nation’s power plants are having a ripple effect on local aquatic food chains and ecosystems.
"Where the hell is that Roadmap Report?" is the question people keep asking Sandia Lab’s Mike Hightower. The DOE has returned the report an astounding 22 times.
Professional sports teams continue to implement sustainability plans for their stadiums. Last week, the Philadelphia Eagles unveiled an ambitious plan to use renewable energy at Lincoln Financial Field.
The United Nations Environment Program has a new report stating that cutting black carbon and ozone will reduce warming in the first half of this century, having immediate benefits for public health.
Are you among the ever-shrinking group of people who remain unconvinced that hydrofracking poses a threat to the nation’s water resources?
Author Steven Halwey talks about salmon recovery, dam politics and his new book "Recovering a Lost River". As recovery efforts fail river stakeholders find themselves pitted against the utilities and the federal government.
What will it take to convince the federal government that water and energy are tightly intertwined...and therefore their respective planning and policy must be closely linked?
An interview with Bill Di Paola, director of Time's Up! environmental organization.
"When I started, I was sure I would save the college at least my salary," Almashy said. "After I was in the position for a little while, I realized I could save the college the equivalent of my salary every week, at least for the first few years."
So many films feature energy as a theme that Dr. Michael Webber assembled a presentation that examines how energy production and consumption and our views about energy have changed over time.
If you follow current environmental events then you are likely familiar with shale-gas fracking and power plant cooling. But did you know how much these two issues have in common?
David Lochbaum is widely considered one of the top independent authorities on nuclear power in the U.S. At the Union of Concerned Scientists, he monitors safety issues at the nation's nuclear power plants, keeps a close eye on the NRC and is a go-to expert for the government, media and public during breaking events like the 2011 nuclear power plant crisis in Japan.
There are a lot of proposals to wean the world off of fossil fuels and move towards 100 percent renewable energy. But are any of those ideas feasible?