What takes place inside a fuel cell is electrolysis in reverse
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Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill
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A radical new power plant aims to convert our dirtiest fossil fuel into clean-burning hydrogen
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Lawmakers look to new nuke plants to fuel the coming hydrogen economy.
A cancer researcher stumbles upon a way to set saltwater aflame. Neat trick, but is his discovery useful?
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Scientists hope to build an experimental fusion reactor
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
For environmentalist Jesse Ausubel, going green means land conservation and energy efficiency—and forgetting “boutique” renewables like windmills and biofuels
Gas prices are up, fuel economy is downâ€”but the brightest minds in auto technology are about to do something about it
A mobile bioreactor turns trash into electricity for U.S. troops
Last October, Iceland's economy tanked. Its bailout? A two-mile geothermal well drilled into a volcano that could generate an endless supply of clean energy. Or, as Icelanders will calmly explain, it could all blow up in their faces
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