Peugeot's hoping to revolutionize the hybrid car market with a little bit of air. Rather than storing energy in a complex system of batteries, Peugeot is building a car that will store energy in an air tank. And they're seeing strong results in fuel savings.
Manilla is known for its traffic, and it's pollution is getting worse too. A bank is hoping to take advantage of those circumstances by financing the production of 100,000 electric trikes to replace the city's fossil-fueled versions.
A pipeline taking oil from Canadian tar sands south to refineries along the Gulf of Mexico sprung a leak in the town of Mayflower, Ark., contaminating the environment and displacing residents. Though the major clean-up is done, residents are still dealing with the spill's aftermath.
Kenya's Maasai people have a distinct culture — distinct clothes and and habits that make them stand out among people. But that historic way of life is threatened by climate change, making their traditional lifestyle increasingly untenable.
Federal officials are considering a plan to open up federal lands to coal mining, with the idea that the coal would be exported, likely to Asia. But two governors, in Washington and in Oregon, are urging federal officials to look closely at the proposals and consider whether its in the national best interest.
Students across the United States and Canada were challenged to come up with ways to improve their local environment. If the ideas were good enough, they could win a tip to Costa Rica for a youth leaders summit on the environment.
A New York zoo is hand-rearing a polar bear cub born to one of its adult bears. But now, the zoo is being asked to take in another cub, an orphan, from Alaska, in hopes that the two will grow up healthier if they do so together.
A bill to keep the government operating through the end of September contained an unrelated provision that protects genetically modified food. While some say it's unconstitutional, a provision of the bill prohibits the courts from pulling an unsafe genetically modified product from the market.
Donald Trump has been in a ferocious battle for years with the residents of one Scottish village, where his company has been building a golf resort. But his battle became more difficult this week with the Scottish government's approval of a wind farm nearby.
Global Witness says that the number of assassinations of environmental activists has risen around the world. Journalist Fred Pearce says that drawing attention to these cases could help prevent more deaths.