Fuels

04 November 2016

Three square metres of Arctic sea ice are lost for every ton of carbon dioxide emitted by anyone on our planet, a new...

21 August 2015

Roads, and their environmental impacts, often have negative impacts on wildlife, air quality and climate change but...

24 July 2015

A new, rocket-powered punt powered by Chelsea buns has been launched by the Cambridge Science Centre...

18 June 2015

Evaporating water can be used as an energy source to generate electricity using bacterial spores found in soil.

25 September 2014

Low-cost production of hydrogen from water using solar energy has been unveiled by Swiss scientists this week

19 September 2014

Use your chatterbox co-workers to power the entire office's electronics...

18 September 2014

Poor workmanship and materials are to blame for fracking-related contamination of water supplies, new research has...

10 July 2014

A consortium of more than 80 researchers from 18 countries have decoded the genome sequence of Eucalyptus grandis.

07 January 2014

Will use of renewable energy take off in 2014?

24 October 2013

GM plants with high leaf oil content could transform farming, while reducing environmental damage

24 April 2013

Biofuels – often suggested as low or no carbon alternatives to fossil – may not be as green as they seem.

22 April 2013

E. coli bacteria capable of producing diesel have been engineered by UK scientists.

28 February 2013

A new catalyst that can unleash the clean potential of hydrogen without the risk of explosion, has been developed by...

28 February 2013

Hydrogen cars are limited by the problem of gas storage. Research into efficiently extracting hydrogen from methanol my...

12 May 2012

Researchers in the US have sequenced the genome of particular species of fungus that can turn cellulose into biofuel...

22 January 2012

Already a major contributor to the food and fertiliser industries, seaweed could also hold the key to low cost biofuels...

30 January 2011

Researchers in America this week have dramatically enlarged the catalogue of known genes which allow an organism to...

25 July 2010

A new more efficient way of converting carbon-dioxide back to carbon has been invented that uses solar energy very...