Energy & Green Tech

4 in 10 say next vehicle may be electric: Poll

Many Americans aren't yet sold on going electric for their next cars, a new poll shows, with high prices and too few charging stations the main deterrents. About 4 in 10 U.S. adults are at least somewhat likely to switch, ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

How to make electronic noses smell better

Imagine if you could ask a machine to "smell" something for you with just a click of a button. That's what electronic noses, or e-noses, are for. They are systems that combine chemical gas sensors, signal processing and machine ...

Engineering

A renewable energy-based bi-directional heat trade system

Global energy trends are shifting toward digitalization, decarbonization and decentralization. Global warming and climate anomalies attributable to environmental pollution featured in the daily news indicate that the threats ...

Business

Electric car sales drive toward cleaner air, less mortality

Electric cars—and their continued sales growth—are expected to have a greener, cleaner influence on air pollution and reduce human mortality in most, if not all, U.S. metropolitan areas, according to Cornell University ...

Energy & Green Tech

EPA seeks to mandate more use of ethanol and other biofuels

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed increasing the amount of ethanol and other biofuels that must be blended into the nation's fuel supplies over the next three years, a move welcomed by renewable fuel ...

Engineering

Climate change creates complications for concrete

Pennsylvania drivers know the effects that weather can have on paved roads—potholes, cracks and other pavement woes are a common occurrence. Climate change is accelerating the process, with devastating consequences for ...

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