Oct 30, 2013 We buy (and throw away) our mobile phones at an alarming rate.
Sep 20, 2013 The Environmental Protection Agency's is issuing new limits on emissions by coal-burning plants that new plants will need advanced carbon-capture technology to comply.
Aug 27, 2013 Widely reported: your smartphone uses the same amount of electricity as two refrigerators. Why some ideas stick around, true or not.
Aug 21, 2013 Power companies are starting to steal from the mobile phone playbook, offering free nights and weekends or pre-paid plans. This can save you money, or it can blow you away with higher bills.
Aug 14, 2013 Britain's government supports fracking as a source of cheap gas and jobs but his plans are meeting stiff resistance in the countryside, where New Age protesters and rich conservative country-dwellers want none of it.
Jul 29, 2013 The inventor has been cast as Thomas Edison's more magical nemesis and contemporary -- and he's currently being celebrated at the New York Hall of Science.
Jul 18, 2013 A heat wave covering the Midwest and Northeast is expected to peak today -- and with it, demand for electricity to power air conditioning. People may be asked to conserve, but power grids expect they'll meet demand.
Jul 11, 2013 The U.S. power grid needs upgrading to manage all the stresses on it. The Army is testing a much smaller grid that cut fuel use in half, saving soldiers' lives.
Jul 9, 2013 The wholesale price of oil fell this morning, but it's still hovering above $100 a barrel.