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Scientists Engineer Extreme Microorganisms To Make Fuel From Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
A University of Georgia team tinkered with the genes of Pyrococcus furiosus, and the new breed is hungry for the smoggy stuff.
Strategies for a Changing Planet: If All Else Fails…
When it's 115 degrees in March, it might take a Hail Mary of a solution to help us
Self-Inflating Tubes Let You Control Your Bike’s Tire Pressure While Riding
Whether you’re tackling mountain trails or just trying to get through Manhattan’s Chinatown, rough terrain can put your bike’s tubes...
Predictions for 2012: Congress Keeps Fiddling While the Environment Declines
When it comes to the physics of climate change, no one year is more important than any other. But for...
New Process Uses Genetically Modified Yeast to Turn Carbon Dioxide Emissions Into Bricks for Construction
A method developed at MIT and modeled after seashells could provide a new way to sequester carbon dioxide — by...
Bill Gates’s 2010 TED Talk Now Online
In a highlight of last week's conference, Gates calls for zero emissions and agrees with Obama: We need nukes
MIT Redesigns Natural Gas Power Plant For Near-Zero Carbon Emissions
New technology produces energy from fuel without burning it
From Algae to Ethanol to Plastics
Scientists have repeatedly touted the possibility of turning algae into biofuels. Now a Florida-based company called Algenol is working with...
City Dwellers Are Greener
A study shows urban life produces less carbon per capita, but some cities are greener than others
Ocean pH and the Fate of the Food Chain
An excess of CO2 is having an unforeseen effect on shelled undersea creatures