- Berea police keeping the peace with all-electric motorcycle Updated: May-07-15 3:34 am
BEREA, Kentucky - Police in one central Kentucky town are keeping the peace with a new all-electric, virtually silent motorcycle.
- UN climate chief says technology has changed carbon politics Updated: May-07-15 2:49 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Technological advances that have reduced prices and improved efficiency of renewable energy have helped transform the politics around climate change since 2009 when an attempt to forge a global deal on reducing greenhouse gas emissions crashed in Copenhagen, the United Nations climate chief said Thursday.
- The first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels Updated: May-06-15 6:10 pm
LAS VEGAS - Traveling about 55 miles per hour on a Nevada highway, the big rig's driver looked like The Thinker, with his elbow on the arm rest and his hand on his chin. No hands on the steering wheel, no feet on the pedals.
- Cirrus Aircraft to build new center at East Tenn. airport Updated: May-06-15 10:52 am
ALCOA, Tennessee - Cirrus Aircraft is building a new center in East Tennessee that will create 170 new jobs.
- World's largest fuel cell park proposed for Beacon Falls Updated: May-06-15 8:19 am
BEACON FALLS, Connecticut - A Connecticut energy company wants to build the world's largest fuel cell park in Beacon Falls.
- University says county GMO measure could hamper research Updated: May-04-15 6:24 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.
- GM cuts 2016 Volt plug-in hybrid car price by almost $1,200 Updated: May-03-15 12:58 pm
DETROIT - General Motors is knocking nearly $1,200 off the price of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car.
- Pilot to fly solar plane across Pacific for 5 days, 5 nights Updated: May-03-15 7:47 am
BEIJING - A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel.
- Indianapolis officials question city's electric car program Updated: May-01-15 3:19 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Questions about cost and a heavily redacted contract are plaguing Indianapolis' plan to rent more than 400 electric cars for city employees.
- Iowa group looks to Moline's heavy use of alternative fuels Updated: Apr-30-15 1:14 pm
MOLINE, Illinois - Moline's use of alternative fuels to power its city fleet has caught attention across the border in Iowa.
- US, Japan miss UN climate change fund deadline Updated: Apr-30-15 12:10 pm
STOCKHOLM - A key U.N. climate fund hit a snag Thursday as major donors including the United States and Japan failed to meet a deadline for converting their pledges of climate aid into signed agreements.
- Japanese PM seeks tech innovation in Silicon Valley visit Updated: Apr-30-15 1:05 am
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans a swing through Silicon Valley on Thursday, speaking with Stanford University experts about innovation, building relationships with tech firms and investors, and - as head of one of the world's leading car producing nations - popping in on electric carmaker Tesla Motors.
- Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana Updated: Apr-28-15 5:00 pm
ALBANY, New York - With New York's medical marijuana program not planned to start until next year, parents of children with debilitating neurological conditions on Tuesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers to make the drug available now for those with the greatest need.
- Ben & Jerry's founder backs push for GMO labels in NY Updated: Apr-28-15 2:52 pm
ALBANY, New York - One half of the duo that created Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is working to pass legislation in New York to require the labeling of foods with ingredients from genetically modified plants.
- WVU gets federal grant for nanotechnology research Updated: Apr-28-15 3:11 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - West Virginia University will receive nearly $500,000 in federal funding to support research in nanotechnology.
- DOE awards geothermal research grants in NV, UT, CA, ID, OR Updated: Apr-27-15 9:23 pm
RENO, Nevada - The U.S. Energy Department awarded grants Monday to scientists in Nevada and four other western states to develop research for a national lab aimed at tapping hard-to-get-to geothermal energy they say someday could provide enough power to supply 100 million homes.
- Industry tries to block genetically modified food labeling Updated: Apr-27-15 3:55 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Food industry lawyers say there's not enough time to implement Vermont's new labeling rules for genetically modified products before the July 2016 effective date and are asking a federal judge to block them.
- Pilot makes emergency landing in eastern Kansas field Updated: Apr-27-15 3:11 pm
GARDNER, Kansas - The pilot of a small home-built aircraft was walking around uninjured after making an emergency landing in an eastern Kansas field.
- Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete Updated: Apr-27-15 9:12 am
NEW YORK - Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food.
- New law aims to boost electric vehicle charging stations Updated: Apr-26-15 8:28 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A new state law is designed to help increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations in Maine.
- Yellowstone, Teton get $200K for electric vehicles, chargers Updated: Apr-24-15 11:47 pm
MOOSE, Wyoming - Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks have teamed up with a clean energy coalition to secure more than $200,000 to add a plug-in hybrid electric car to their vehicle fleets and to install six public electric vehicle charging stations.
- EU approves more GM food as row simmers Updated: Apr-24-15 8:58 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union has authorized the use of more genetically modified food and feed amid a row over whether EU member states should be able to independently ban certain GM products.
- Senate GOP rolls out last of economic bills; few have passed Updated: Apr-23-15 6:04 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - While Senate Republicans have had little success moving their legislative agenda through the Democrat-led Legislature to boost New Jersey's economy, they introduced on Thursday the last of three dozen measures promoting online permits, vocational-technical education and driverless car technology.
- Dr. Oz mounts spirited defense against critical letter Updated: Apr-23-15 5:32 pm
NEW YORK - Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week's attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show was spurred by his vocal support for labeling genetically modified foods - a stance he says some if not all of those accusers oppose.
- Toyota to provide 1st hydrogen-fueled pace car Updated: Apr-23-15 4:58 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A hydrogen-fueled vehicle will lead the field at a NASCAR race for the first time when a 2016 Toyota Mirai serves as the official pace car Saturday night at Richmond.