Can we actually stop using fossil fuels?

But Lippert, a former high school soccer champ who had taken up surfing when she arrived here a decade ago—fresh from Yale and working as an energy consultant to the state as it began Until 10 years ago, the United States got less than 10 percent

18 bright ideas for 2018, from flying taxis to companion robots

Meanwhile, a team of researchers at Michigan State University in East Lansing has developed transparent Scientists estimate that 75 billion square feet of windows exist in the United States, and that replacing them all with transparent solar panels

Parts sent to Iran could be used for nuclear weapons development

The parts, which were mislabeled and significantly devalued on shipping manifests, were initially sent to the United Arab Emirates court documents state. Inside they discovered vacuum pumps and related equipment valued at nearly $190,000.

Self-serve petrol law takes effect in Oregon, sparking social media panic — and mockery

A new law which makes it legal for people in parts of the United States to pump their own fuel Mike Perrone said he had "lived in this state all my life and I REFUSE to pump my own gas". "I had to do it once in California while visiting my brother

Is the United States in Decline?

no state has managed to remain permanently atop the great power pyramid. “American exceptionalism” notwithstanding, the United States will not be an exception. Pax Americana was the product of a unique post-World War II constellation of power.

World leaders trade jabs over Syria at the United Nations

Representatives of more than 50 countries took part in a high-level meeting Monday to bolster United Nations peacekeeping In the chaos, they fear, the Islamic State would move in to fill the vacuum. With a tide of Syrian refugees flooding into Europe

Move over maple syrup: Researchers in Syracuse are tapping walnut trees (and a birch)

They installed a series of blue vacuum tubes hooked up to a pump on most of the trees leading producer of maple syrup in the United States (after Vermont), and Farrell estimates just 3 million of the state's 300 million maple trees are being tapped.

Exclusive: Glencore, Trafigura deals with Iran may have skirted sanctions - U.N

The United States reported transfers and attempted transfers of items linked to Iran's nuclear program, including vacuum equipment for test stands, pressure transducers, vacuum pumps and materials country listed as "State X". The experts said Iran