CNN's Richard Quest asks Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop and Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer about their phone alliance deal.
At Mobile World Congress 2011, Powermat shows off 'drop and charge' wireless device charging for airports.
A study published in the American Chemical Society’s journal, Environmental Science and Technology, offers new insights into how people can shrink their own personal carbon footprints by selecting specific modes of transportation.
With continuing concern about plastic waste accumulating in municipal landfills, and reliance on imported oil to make plastics, scientists have created an ultra-light biodegradable foam plastic material made from two unlikely ingredients.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke talks about creating a level playing field, China's currency issue, trade barriers, and the U.S. economic recovery.
China controls the bulk of the rare earth minerals market, which are used to make cell phones and cars. This dominance can be a problem if Beijing decides to halt shipments during political disputes.
Design that Matters uses car parts to save the lives of premature babies in poor countries, replacing broken, donated medical devices.
Take the Leaf for a test drive with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn. This electronic vehicle is touted as getting the equivalent of 99 miles per gallon.
Supplying Safe Drinking Water: Electrified nano filter promises to cut costs for clean drinking waterNovember 15, 2010 9:45 am | Podcasts
Scientists are reporting development and successful initial tests of an inexpensive new filtering technology that kills up to 98 percent of disease-causing bacteria in water in just seconds without clogging.
Felistas Coutinho is the Managing Director of Tujijenge Tanzania, an innovative microfinance institution that is providing loans for clean energy (www.tujijengeafrika.org). In this podcast interview with host Paul Rippey, Felistas talks about all she has learned over the last decade of...
Felistus Coutinho is the Managing Director of Tujujenge Tanzania, an innovative microfinance institution that is providing loans for clean energy (www.tujijengeafrika.org). In this podcast interview with host Paul Rippey, Felistus talks about all she has learned over the last decade of...
A new study published in the American Chemical Society’s Environmental Science and Technology journal provides a compelling new reason not to waste food. It saves energy, lots of money at home and fights global hunger.
New research suggests that just five minutes of outdoor activities, such as exercising in a park, working in a backyard garden or walking on a nature trail, will benefit mental health.
Mothers have been right all along to make the kids wash their hands before eating. Scientists are reporting dramatic new real-world evidence supporting the idea that hand washing can prevent the spread of water-borne disease. It appears in a new study showing a connection between fecal...
Bricks, blocks, and steel I-beams — step aside. That’s because scientists are reporting that a new genre of construction materials, made from stuff barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair, is about to debut in the building of homes, offices, bridges, and other structures. The new...
Douglas Woods, President, AMT, provides a preview of the 2010 International Manufacturing Technology Show being held in Chicago Sept. 13-18.
Of all the companies in the U.S., Duke Energy is the 3rd largest emitter of CO2. Of all the companies in the world, Duke is the 12th biggest emitter. And yet…Jim Rogers, Duke’s longtime president, CEO and chairman, is pushing as hard as anyone in corporate America to get a climate-change...
Several US companies are harvesting an algae that can be converted to oil and refined into biodiesel. Amazingly, the algae can grow in waste water, where it feeds on carbon dioxide.
Santa Fe is emerging as the national leader in green building standards, in large part with the help of Santa Fe homebuilder Faren Dancer.
A long list of global companies warned the Obama administration in a letter [PDF] that a "Buy American" provision in the $787-billion economic stimulus package would make it harder to get the money out the door to create jobs. Turns out they were right. The Buy American regulations are...