While everyone knows you can’t mix oil with water, it appears the same cannot be said of coffee with fire.
You've heard about microwaving a frozen dinner or popcorn, but how about an airplane? Well just such a contraption was recently developed in Norway and promises both safety and environmental benefits.
A new, high-protein and low-cost food for people struggling with hunger in developing nations may soon be available thanks to advances in biotechnology.
Despite protection by the federal government, coral reef coverage in the Florida Keys has declined dramatically in recent years. Reed Watson of the Property and Environment Resource Center believes free-market intervention may help address this problem and here explains why.
Is the science surrounding global warming being co-opted to serve a political agenda? Well that’s the troubling conclusion of MIT climatologist Dr. Richard Lindzen who says so-called “climatism” is the most prominent recent example of corrupted science.
You sometimes charge your cell phone in the kitchen, and sometimes in the car. But how about in the lavatory, water closet, or the loo? Well that may sound strange, but a research team in England has created a microbial fuel cell, or MFC, that can turn organic matter – in this case urine – into electricity.
One of the saddest environmental stories has been the fungal blight that destroyed millions of American chestnut trees in the first half of the 20th Century. But now, according to the New York Times, two research groups may be closing in on a long-sought solution.
While campaigning, candidate Barack Obama said his administration would 'bankrupt' the coal industry. Now, the list of regulations his EPA has issued are all as onerous as possible with little to no scientific justification.
As part of his sweeping new climate action plan to address alleged global warming, President Obama intends to establish tens of billions in new subsidies for so-called renewables like solar and wind power. But according to FoxNews.com, a groundbreaking study recently completed by the National Research Council shows they will be virtually useless at reducing greenhouse gases.
You've heard of designer jeans, but how about designer islands? Well according to the publication More Greener Pastures, such designer islands are now a reality.
What do environmentalists and golf course owners have in common? Well aside from their affinity for the color green, it appears they both also like to find ways to make golfing more environmentally-friendly.
New York City is creating a composting program that will eventually become mandatory. Jeff Stier of the National Center for Public Policy Research, takes issue with New York Mayor Bloomberg’s new initiative, and has this to say.
On a recent beautiful summer day, dozens of bird enthusiasts rushed to the northwest coast of Scotland after hearing that a rare, white-throated needletail bird had been spotted. Only of few of these small Asian birds have been seen in the UK over the past two centuries . . .
The biggest challenge to making cars powered by fuel cells widely available is the cost of precious metals like platinum used in the cells. But now, according to Energy and Environment News, researchers are working to reduce the amount of platinum needed. . .
In 1972, a policy group called the Club of Rome released an infamous and influential paper predicting all sorts of environmental doom. But now, more than 40 years later, leading environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg says that all these predictions have proven spectacularly wrong.