science

KQED/Quest
For years there's been buzz -- both positive and negative -- about generating ethanol fuel from corn. The Bay Area is rapidly becoming a world center for the next generation of green fuel alternatives. Meet the scientists investigating the newest... Read More
KQED/Quest
An explosion in green building is underway, with cleverly engineered libraries, office buildings, even public housing projects popping up across the Bay Area, and championed as much by landlords trying to cut energy and water costs as by... Read More
KQED/Quest
In a co-production with NOVA Science Now, QUEST explores the potential of algae once considered nothing more than pond scum to become the fuel of the future. Entrepreneurs from the Bay Area to LA are working to create the next generation of biofuels... Read More
National Science Foundation
How do we turn biological material into energy? This episode of Green Revolution explores how scientists are studying algae, ants, plants, and sawmill waste to help create fuel for the future.
Planet Forward
Can researchers find an easy button that will get Americans to save energy? Some experts say we waste 40% of our energy in our homes. Could this be the gigantic energy reserve, hidden right under our doorsteps, that we need? WATCH!
Pew Environment Group
U.S. military officials and former Republican Senator John Warner warn that America's dependence on foreign oil puts our armed forces in harm's way, and that the effects of climate change could lead to political instability and humanitarian crises.
National Science Foundation
Carbon neutral gasoline ... from plants! Like everyone else, George Huber knows money doesn't grow on trees. But, ask him where gasoline comes from and he won't just tell you, he'll show you. To fully understand, Science Nation recently went with... Read More
National Science Foundation
We just launched a new partnership with NSF to bring you the Science Corner, where you can get all the science you need. See wind energy explained in this first piece!
Planet Forward
At the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, Secretary Steven Chu tells us the innovations he think will change our energy future. Which one do you think will be the game changer? Share your comment.
Novozymes
Adam Monroe, President of Novozymes of North America, caught up with Planet Forward at the Washington Auto Show to talk about their plan for developing a way to use agricultural waste for fuel. And how efficient is it? Well watch and find out.

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