By next spring, Mercedes will introduce 200 zero-emission cars that are equivalent to 2.0 liter gasoline cars but without internal combustion engines.
Initially employed to provide security in Iraq and Afghanistan, Blackwater expanded its operations to assist the CIA in classified operations.
Before going to Copenhagen, England and France have secured $11bn to help Africa cut emissions and switch to low-carbon industries.
From Artificial Car Noise to Zombie-Attack Science, the New York Times Magazine lists the year’s most interesting innovations and ideas from A to Z.
Despite American climate change deniers, Louisiana’s coastline is one the fastest disappearing in the world due to rising sea levels.
A US-run prison in Iraq became a training ground for extremists where explosive techniques and suicide bombing was taught to inmates.
Google introduced a tool at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference that uses its Earth and Map technologies to monitor deforestation with the goal of preserving the earth’s carbon sinks.
A new social media website named Blippy answers the question: “What are your friends buying?” by making their credit card transactions public.
The House of Representative narrowly passed a sweeping financial reform bill that creates new government oversight boards; now the bill goes to the Senate.
Was President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech more political than polite? And was it the speech the Nobel committee wanted to hear?
The mystery of a giant light spiral in the Arctic has been solved after the Russians admitted it was a Bulava missile fired from a submarine.
The United Nations wants Western powers to spend more than $2.1bn per year for the next five years and at least $60bn overall during that period, reports Fox News.
Futuristic 3D videogame-esque film “Avatar” is a “triumph of technology storytelling” for a writer/director who had to propel the special effects he wanted into existence.
Hostage negotiations are continuing after at least nine of the 57 detainees being held by gunmen in the Southern Philippines were released.
A joint bid from oil companies Shell and Petronas has today secured a contract for one of Iraq’s “supergiant” oilfields following a two-day-long auction of the resources.