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Smartphone charging spews out megatons of greenhouse gases

Juniper Research finds worldwide carbon dioxide emissions from cell phone charging will more than double by 2019.

By July 23, 2014


Carbon nanotube pencil points to hazardous gases

MIT boffins create a new type of pencil lead that can draw hazardous-gas-detecting sensors on paper. Just don't bring it to the SAT.

By October 10, 2012


Report: Aliens might destroy us because of our gases

This story has been changed to reflect the fact that it wrongly identified the report as having originated at NASA. One of the report's authors has provided a clarification.

By August 19, 2011


Report: Aliens might destroy us because of our gases

A report from three researchers at Penn State suggests the Earth's rising greenhouse gases could make aliens believe we are an ever-increasing, ever-expanding threat.

By August 18, 2011


GM to use landfill gases as an energy-saver at Orion plant

The General Motors Orion Assembly plant will save $1.1 million a year in energy costs thanks to recent improvements at the plant.

By May 23, 2011


Carbon nanotubes capture greenhouse gases, desalinate water

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory licenses carbon nanotube technology to spinoff company for commercialization.

By November 18, 2009


EPA calls greenhouse gases a public threat

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to rule that greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide are a cause of global warming and a threat to public welfare.

By April 17, 2009


Supreme Court rules EPA can regulate greenhouse gases

Rebuking the EPA's stance, a 5-4 U.S Supreme Court decision says greenhouse gases can be regulated as pollutants, but falls short of ordering the agency to do so.

By April 2, 2007