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What will global warming do to the wine industry?

Irish pinot noir? Finish Shiraz? If the world's wine-producing regions start to seem a bit odd, it might be because of global warming's effect on terroir.


Can we harness energy from outer space?

Can we harness energy from outer space?

Energy from outer space looks increasingly enticing considering the problems with fossil and alternative fuels. Learn about energy from outer space. See more »

What would happen to the environment if U.S. federal lands were open to oil drilling?

What would happen to the environment if U.S. federal lands were open to oil drilling?

Oil drilling on federal land could help ease the energy crisis or destroy our precious preserved wild areas. Learn about oil drilling on federal land. See more »

How CO2 Scrubbing Works

How CO2 Scrubbing Works

CO2 scrubbing is one potential solution to reducing our emissions of carbon dioxide. Learn about CO2 scrubbing and find out what the most common processes are. See more »

Why do some scientists want to scatter tubes throughout the open ocean?

Why do some scientists want to scatter tubes throughout the open ocean?

Why do some scientists want to scatter thousands of tubes throughout the open ocean? Learn about ocean pipes. See more »

How the MARS Turbine Will Work

How the MARS Turbine Will Work

The MARS turbine is a mobile energy generator that will float up to 1,000 ft in the air. Learn about plans for the MARS turbine. See more »

Is there a way to get energy for free?

Is there a way to get energy for free?

You've likely schemed ways to get energy for free, especially with energy costs rising. Is there a good way to get energy for free, or is it hooey? See more »

Could military strategy win the war on global warming?

Could military strategy win the war on global warming?

Could military strategy win the war on global warming? Learn how aerial reforestation uses military strategy and technology to replant forests. See more »

How Alang Shipyard Works

How Alang Shipyard Works

People are interested in how Alang shipyard works. Learn how Alang shipyard works and more about alang india ship recycling. See more »

Could Salter's Duck have solved the oil crisis?

Could Salter's Duck have solved the oil crisis?

Salter's Duck was a 1970s wave energy invention that lost grant money and fell by the wayside. Find out more about Salter's Duck's energy potential. See more »

What's BPA, and do I really need a new water bottle?

What's BPA, and do I really need a new water bottle?

The chemical BPA (bisphenol-a) often found in consumer goods, may be linked to human health problems. Learn more about BPA in polycarbonate plastics. See more »