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A majestic solar dragonfly landed in San Francisco - Is this the future?

Marco Morosini | Posted 04.28.2016 | World
Marco Morosini

Having hovered silently over the bay of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, Saturday night, a majestic dragonfly 72 meters wide has settled dow...

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 30 years after the world's worst nuclear accident, new efforts to contain...

A View From Paris: Business Stepping Up

Andrew Winston | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Andrew Winston

The last two weeks in the City of Light have been dedicated to defying terrorism and intolerance and moving the world toward a solution to climate change.

Solar Impulse -- the Future Is No Longer What It Used to be

Marco Morosini | Posted 06.02.2015 | Science
Marco Morosini

Some icons outlive their origins. A new icon surges these days: the silhouette of Solar Impulse, the immense and majestic aircraft on its way for the first round-the-world solar tour in twelve legs.

Re-Igniting America's Solar Impulse

Tom Weis | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are making history by flying across America in a 100 percent solar-powered plane that collects enough energy during the day to fly through the night on battery power alone.

WATCH: 100% Solar-Powered Plane Aims To Fly Around The World

Posted 12.03.2012 | Green

A 100% solar-powered airplane aims to be the first in history to fly around the world. In the above segment for CBS’ "60 Minutes", Bertrand Picca...

Hot-Air Ballooning at the Reno Air Races with Brian Jones

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

They call it "auto racing in the sky." Every year, aircraft owners gather in Reno to compete on big ovals, like NASCAR, except the tracks are in the clouds.

Are Solar-Powered Airplanes In Our Future?

GOOD | Future Transportation > Tobin Hack on March 1, 2010 at 5:00 Am PST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In Switzerland, two pioneers are coming closer and closer to a flight around the world powered only by solar energy....