Monorails are ideal for the dense, traffic-choked cities of the modern developing world — where populations are growing, pollution is worsening and public funds are limited — and If they catch on, they could change urban landscapes...
An inside look at how Volkswagen has shifted gears, evolved and perhaps even grown in the wake of one of the bigger scandals of recent auto history.
Breakthrough Energy Ventures is backed by a mix of tech luminaries and energy industry heavyweights who share a goal of pumping money into risky, long-term energy technology that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Authorities are examining whether Porsche installed devices allowing its cars to sense whether they were being tested for fuel consumption and carbon-dioxide emissions.
Oil prices have risen 18% since OPEC’s surprise agreement last week to make its first supply cuts in eight years, which was also the first accord since the late 1990s involving non-members.
The setback for the Dakota Access Pipeline may be temporary.
A solar farm can go up in months to meet incremental increases in utility demand; it takes years to permit, finance and build the giant boilers and exhaust systems that make up a coal plant, and they can last for a generation.
Canada, which already draws 80% of its electricity from non-emitting sources, is pressing ahead with plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions amid warnings from Trudeau’s political opponents that doing so will create a competitive imbalance...
"There’s going to be a lot of saber-rattling, but it supports too many jobs and too much rural infrastructure is set up for it," Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.