A new grid study ordered by Energy Secretary Rick Perry was reportedly intended to support coal and nuclear, but facts on the ground are getting in the way. Career researchers from DOE leaked their draft of the report, just in case the findings change significantly when Perry’s approved version is published.
Author: Tina Casey
The U.S. Department of Defense is emerging as a safe space in which Republican members of Congress can affirm support for action on climate change.
The Trump administration’s Department of Energy appears to be solidly in favor of solar power, with new grants aimed at slashing costs and boosting solar cell efficiency.
Despite Trump’s tough talk favoring fossil fuels, his Department of Energy is pushing algae biofuel and other renewables for the bioeconomy of the future.
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Hopes for a “clean coal” revival continue to fade despite Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s apparent endorsement of climate science denial last week.
A new report from Carbon Tracker calculates financial risks for ExxonMobil and other oil companies if they continue a business-as-usual path under the Paris Agreement.
Another Trump appointee at the Department of Energy is in hot water, and offensive tweets are just the tip of a very large iceberg. We’ve just uncovered an audio interview you don’t want to miss.
The Climate Leadership Council has launched a new campaign to promote its carbon tax plan, but even its own strategic partners WRI and The Nature Conservancy find shortcomings.
After President Trump called Mayor Eskridge last week and told him, “Your island has been there for hundreds of years, and I believe your island will be there for hundreds more,” donations are pouring in to a crowdfunding project to educate legislators about the impacts the island faces.
Sustainable hydrogen fuel cell EVs are edging closer to the market, providing companies with new ways to decarbonize and promote a green image.