You've probably seen the sun-fueled cars on the road that support just a single passenger. Well thanks to students at the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology, there is now a solar-powered car that can carry around the whole family of four.
Two years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, renewable energy is surging in Japan. But economic pressures are also helping revive support for nuclear power, leading to an internal tug-of-war over Japan's energy future.
Nearly a million Norwegians tuned in to a TV show devoted to a fire. The live program featured people stacking wood, sitting around a fire and then the fire burning for hours. The man behind this slow burning hit is Rune Moeklebust.
One of the participants at this week's Nobel symposium on climate change was Yuan Tseh Lee. He's a native of Taiwan who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1986. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with him about the meeting that just ended in London.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's environment editor Peter Thomson about Japan's decision to re-evaluate its heavy reliance on nuclear power and put more emphasis on renewable energy and conservation.
Coal use is at 40-year lows here in the US but it's another story in Europe, where it's on the rise. And as Gerry Hadden reports from Spain, that means trouble for the EU's commitment to cutting CO2 emissions to combat global climate change.
For today's Geo Quiz we wanted to know which sea is connected to Northern Ireland's Strangford Lough. The answer is the Irish Sea. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Martin Wright, managing director of Marine Current Turbines that's trying to generate electricity from the tidal currents that flow through the narrows between the Strangford Lough and the sea.
More than a year ago, the US and China agreed to work on an array of joint research projects for clean energy. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Derek Scissors, China specialist at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, about US-China energy cooperation.