This year we brought to you about 250 environmental research news -- here are some of our favourite stories of 2009, in no particular order.
The HTC handset, expected to be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show next week, may represent a unified platform for the Google Android smartphone.
(Reuters) - Canadian power producer Boralex Inc said it had, along with its European partner Cube Infrastructure Fund, acquired three wind farms in France to add 47 MW of capacity for about C$115 million.
DUBAI (Reuters) - A $40 billion deal by the United Arab Emirates to acquire nuclear reactors puts it ahead in a drive to meet fast growing power needs among its Gulf neighbors, while also allowing it to export more of its oil.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will launch a pilot carbon emissions trading scheme from January after the environment ministry received applications from 641 public and private organizations, the ministry said on Wednesday.
PARIS (Reuters) - French ministers scrambled on Wednesday to rescue a carbon tax aimed at cutting energy consumption, which was annulled by the Constitutional Court just 48 hours before it was due to come into force.
An International Trade Association complaint claims all of Apple's iPhones, iPods, and Macs infringe Nokia patents.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia will allow some infrastructure projects deemed in the public interest such as toll roads and geothermal energy plants to operate in protected forests, the chief economics minister said on Wednesday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A major bushfire in the west Australian outback has destroyed almost 40 homes, officials said on Wednesday, as firefighters end a third month of fighting bushfires across the country.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the public about criminals posing as FDA special agents and other law enforcement personnel as part of an international extortion scam.
A collection of 30 never-before-released images of embryonic planetary systems in the Orion Nebula are the highlight of the longest single Hubble Space Telescope project ever dedicated to the topic of star and planet formation. Also known as proplyds, or protoplanetary discs, these modest...
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's Vestas, the world's biggest manufacturer of wind turbines, said on Wednesday it won an order for 24 turbines for the Andalusia region in Spain.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Renewable energy projects proposed in California total nearly 70 gigawatts, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Tuesday, a large pipeline that could help the state meet its renewable energy goals.
Nearly 4,000 customers still are without power in Maine because of a snowstorm that struck northern New England.The Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. considers a customer to be a home or even a big building. Company spokeswoman Susan Faloon says crews are working 100 jobs to end a series of small...
Nearly 1,000 Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. customers still are without power in Maine because of a snowstorm that struck northern New England.The utility considers a customer to be a home or even a big building. Company spokeswoman Susan Faloon says crews are working to end a series of small...