After many years of speculation about what causes global food shortages, two researchers claim to have finally found the culprit. (And no, it’s not OPEC.)
Elon Musk outlined his plan to colonize Mars before a highly receptive crowd at the International Astronomical Congress in Mexico this week. The cleantech visionary framed the future settlement as the only eventual choice for humans in a world facing major environmental threats.
During the presidential debate, Ford Motor Co. found itself defending its business practices while Donald Trump lambasted the automaker for “outsourcing jobs to Mexico.”
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Air travel connects people, creates economic opportunity and support sustainable urban development. But it isn’t all pie-in-the-sky. Significant challenges remain if we are to meet the development and climate goals outlined by United Nations — and aviation will play a huge role in a low-carbon future.
The hydrogen economy dream is getting closer to reality in the transportation sector, as France’s Alstom launches fuel cell trains to replace diesel.
After five years of research and development, Virgin Atlantic and Illinois-based LanzaTech developed a source of jet fuel made of waste gases from steel mills.
Tesla has another challenge on its hands: GM’s all-electric Chevy Bolt, slated for release by the end of this year, has an EPA range exceeding that of the Model 3.
This year, transportation outpaced the utility sector as America’s largest carbon emitter. That demands big change. And these seven partnerships aim to deliver it.
With all the pros of high-speed trains, from fast travel times to limiting pollution, people often wonder why they aren’t even more widespread. But the answer to that question is complex, and varies largely from region to region.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car became the bulls-eye of criticism over its association with ALEC, and the company is pushing back as it insists rental-car taxes are unfair.
This week Tesla Motors staked its claim to having what is now the fastest production car ever manufactured in history: its new Model S can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds.