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Can California Really Go Carbon-Free by 2045?

September 21, 2018

In August, California set an ambitious new goal to combat climate change. The bill, which passed in the…
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Zero-emission trucks would save 1bn barrels of oil and create 120,000 new jobs by 2030

September 6, 2018

The European trucking sector is at a crossroads and must make a choice between emissions climbing 10% over…
Diesel bans in cities still letting dirty new diesels off the hook – analysis

March 14, 2018

More than 90% of new Euro 6 diesels on sale today that don’t meet the EU emission limits…
California plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2030

February 8, 2018

In July 2017, California’s state legislature passed assembly bill (AB) 398 to reauthorize and extend until 2030 the…
Carbon Footprint Challenge 2017

February 1, 2017

The Carbon Footprint Challenge 2017, launched by UNITECH International, an international engineering students` network, has started. Are you…
Low energy ‘smart house’ wins innovation award

June 3, 2015

Experts who designed a smart house that produces more energy than it uses have been honoured at this…
Student from Copenhagen Creates High-Capacity, Zero CO2 Emission Solar Battery Prototype

May 8, 2015

Current estimates have it that our planet is hit by so much sunlight on an hourly basis that…
Countdown to Net Zero: NIST Test House Pursues Energy Surplus in Final Month

June 9, 2014

Heading into the final stretch of a year-long trial run, the experimental net-zero energy house at the National Institute of…
U.S. and China Collaboration Speeds Development of Green Buildings

May 29, 2014

White roofs have been proven to help cool buildings—thus saving energy and bringing down air-conditioning costs—while also helping…
World Metrology Day 2014: Measurements and the Global Energy Challenge at NIST

May 20, 2014

The theme of this year’s World Metrology Day, “Measurements and the Global Energy Challenge,” speaks to one of…
Over 6 Months, NIST Zero-Energy House Gives Back to the Grid

March 13, 2014

Over the first six months in their special, new, four-bedroom home in suburban Maryland, the Nisters, a prototypical…
U.S. Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in Clean Energy Manufacturing

December 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy last week announced $150 million in clean energy tax credits to build U.S.…
How to have zero emissions housing – and tiny power bills – in ten years

August 8, 2013

A new study says that all Australia’s existing housing could be retrofitted to be zero emissions within ten years. Households…
Researchers set out path for global warming reversal

July 15, 2013

Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) can reverse the global warming trend and push temperatures back below…
It ain’t just IKEA: we can learn from Sweden’s low-carbon cities

July 5, 2013

While governments and nations are deadlocked in negotiations to reduce carbon emissions and prevent catastrophic warming, some cities…
U.S. Army Releases Net Zero Progress Report

June 11, 2013

The U.S. Army has released the Net Zero Pilot Installation Initiative Progress Report for 2012, containing information useful to implementing Net Zero. The…
Comment: Commercial operation of biofuel-powered planes will start by 2050

June 5, 2013

Although I had been feeling gloomy after the accident at the nuclear power station in Fukushima, I felt…
New Report Identifies Strategies to Achieve Net-Zero Energy Homes

May 20, 2013

Chances are you know how many miles your car logs for each gallon, liter or tankful of gas,…
To cut emissions, the housing sector has to pull its weight

May 7, 2013

If we are to reduce emissions enough to limit the impacts of climate change, all sectors are going…
Zero emissions power is possible, and we know what it will cost

May 2, 2013

To avoid 2 degrees of climate change, global carbon emissions will need to be reduced by at least…
Geothermal energy may make Perth world-first zero-emissions city

February 27, 2013

Perth could become the world’s first geothermally cooled city with the goal of achieving zero emissions under a…
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