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When asked which book she would take were she to be an isolated castaway, the author of The Color Purple chose Icke’s Human Race Get Off Your Knees
A Swiss adventurer plans to fly his featherweight jumbo jet across America fuelled only by the energy of the Sun
The dream is that the e20 could become the first electric automobile to make a profit
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Before the storm, it would have been a familiar setting here in lower Manhattan: a man behind the counter, a row of lottery tickets above him and a wall of cigarettes behind him.
Stanford Ovshinsky was a self-taught inventor whose innovations have been incorporated into many hi-tech developments, from flat-screen televisions to laptop computers, He devised the term "ovonics", combining his own name and "electronics," to describe the technology behind the development of what he called "non-depletable, non-polluting energy sources." His aim was to reduce the world's dependence on fossil fuels with solar power and hydrogen. In 1999, Time included Ovshinsky among its "Heroes for the Planet."
Portuguese faces former club with confidence 12 months on from defining John Terry fracas
Shine a light on the autumn gloom – whether you’re hiking, camping or cycling – with these top torches
Spanish venture is as big as 210 football pitches and has 600,000 mirrors. But there's a dark side
The slashing of the feed-in tariff for solar power has been ruled unlawful; today MPs claim the plans could be 'fatal' to the industry
The decision to cut tariffs for installations does not mean the end for home renewables. Chiara Cavaglieri reports
The busy Canal du Midi isn't the only place to take a river cruise. Sarah Donnelly boards a solar-powered boat for a new tour of the Lot
These days bathroom scales come with solar panels, hyper-sensitive digital readings and some can even talk to you. Here, we weigh them up...
A Swiss solar-powered plane has taken off for its first international flight.
From a safari and beach in one chic package in Tanzania to some eco-friendly cottages in Kenya...
Qatar have developed artificial clouds to provide shade for stadiums and training grounds at the 2022 World Cup.