Energy & Green Tech

The value of wind energy

Two teams of researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have shown that wind energy offers logistical, economic, and environmental value to consumers and utilities from the coast of Oregon to remote villages ...

Engineering

Transit inequity increased during pandemic

For many essential workers, public transit provides a vital connection to their workplace in a world otherwise on lockdown. Yet the risk of infection for these workers, who are more likely to be from a low income or ethnic ...

Energy & Green Tech

Germany faces 'gigantic' task meeting energy, climate goals

Germany's new climate minister said Tuesday that the country faces a "gigantic" task if it wants to achieve its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions while ensuring sufficient energy for its energy-hungry industry.

Energy & Green Tech

Renewable: Lithium promises revival for dying California inland sea

Hollywood's jetset once crowded the shores of the Salton Sea, a then-idyllic southern California playground for the wealthy. Today, it is desolate and depressed—the evaporating water leaving behind dead shellfish, dust ...

Engineering

Scientists reveal the magnificent complexity of the Alhambra

Before a building can be properly restored, rebuilt or even maintained, architects need to have a good understanding of how it was constructed and what methods were used. That's especially true for historical monuments with ...

Automotive

'Opt for cycling': French car ads must back alternatives

Car advertisements in France will have to include messages encouraging people to consider less-polluting travel alternatives from 2022 as part of the government's drive to rein in CO2 emissions.

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