Each car2go eliminated up to 11 privately-owned vehicles from the roads and prevented 10 to 14 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year, they found.
From panels and thin-film laminates to spray paint, scientists have come up with several solar power technologies that can be plastered on houses and buildings. Not so wind.
Just about everything is faster-paced in cities, including the growth of plants, according to a study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Scientists know that bird song sounds different in cities than it does in rural areas.
Retrofitting only 16 percent of buildings in Cambridge, Massachusetts could amount to a 40 percent reduction in gas consumption of the whole building stock.
Government air quality monitoring stations may be inadequate to detect some important sources of air pollution, according to a new study.
It’s easy enough to claim that being in nature makes people feel better. It certainly feels like it’s true.
The common pipistrelle, Pipistrellus pipistrellus, is a wide-ranging bat, making its home in city and country alike across most of Europe, Northern Africa, and into Southwestern Asia, possib
Cities are going to get bigger.
Environmental Defensive Fund has teamed up with Google Earth Outreach to pinpoint and map cities’ methane leaks—with Google Street View cars