Engineering

Land use matters as communities cut carbon emissions

With no-wind-turbine signs on roadsides next to cornfields, it's hardly surprising that land use is a thorny issue for renewables. But how much land do different zero-carbon technologies really use?

Energy & Green Tech

EPA head: Advanced nuke tech key to mitigate climate change

The head of the U.S. Environment Protection Agency said Friday that advanced nuclear technology will be "critical" for both the United States and Japan as they step up cooperation to meet decarbonization goals.

Energy & Green Tech

Designing a lighter, denser fuel cell

Fuel cell technology is continuously evolving as renewable energy and alternate energy sources become an increasingly important means of reducing global dependence on fossil fuels. Planar fuel cells, a prevalent design, can ...

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