Mouna Andraos has been fascinated by street vendors since her childhood. She has created a portable street generator that uses a crank and a solar cell to charge cell phones and laptops. Ada Lee Halofsky hit the street to see Power Cart in action.
The World's Clark Boyd reports from Denmark on a new factory that's making ethanol from straw. If the technology pans out, supporters hope it will help replace both gasoline and biofuels made from food crops.
You need a pretty big battery to drive an electric car for hundreds of miles a day. That's what participants in the 'Zero Emissions Race' did. The race began last August and ended today in a Swiss city that we want you to name…
The Geo Quiz is making a pilgrimage of sorts. We're looking for a tiny, tidal island, right off the coast of Normandy in France. A government plan to erect wind turbines nearby is now threatening its status as a World Heritage Site.
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.
In part three of her series on China's coal habit, The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the country's efforts to slowly wean itself off coal with big investments in renewable energy sources like solar and wind.
Supporters of California's climate change law say it will spark a green technology revolution and boost the state's economy. Critics say it will hurt the state's economy at a time when it can ill afford it. Rachel Myrow has this story from San Francisco.
Paul Eisenstein, publisher of TheDetroitBureau.com, joins us to discuss the 2010 Paris Motor Show. He also looks at the incentives the U.S. government is offering for people willing to try all-electric vehicles.
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