California lawmakers on Thursday approved one of the toughest mandatory vaccination requirements in the nation, moving to end exemptions from state immunization laws based on religious or other personal beliefs.
Runners and pedestrians in China’s choked metropolises and other polluted cities around the world will soon be able to plan their routes in a way that best avoids high pollution levels using sensors developed by an American start-up.
Big changes are afoot for the energy sector in the next 25 years. Coal and gas are headed out and solar and wind are rushing to take their place on a multi-trillion dollar investment bonanza, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance that scopes out the power generating landscape through 2040.
As Cuba attempts to end half a century of isolation, another momentous shift is happening. The communist island is making earnest plans to clean up parts of its fuel supply, moving from crude oil to a portfolio of wind, sun and sugar cane.
Warming ocean waters due to climate change have been ravaging coral reefs over the past few decades, but researchers have discovered that, with the help of some breeding, the threat may be kept at bay.
A hulking coal plant in north Alabama that has generated power for the Tennessee Valley Authority for 60 years will soon be retooled into a hulking data center for Google Inc., the California Internet giant with serious clean-energy bona fides.
Most buildings that meet the rigorous passive house standards are single-family homes. But a new passive house apartment building in New York City will be 26 stories high—the tallest and largest in the world.