ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson promotes petroleum as the only solution to “energy poverty” in developing nations, but affordable solar power is on the verge of completely undercutting his argument, at least when it comes to household lighting. In Africa, for example, the company Off Grid Electric is offering a soup-to-nuts solar lighting system aimed squarely at replacing kerosene.
Author: Tina Casey
While global political leaders lurch to a conclusion at the COP21 Paris climate talks, 114 global companies take a stronger position on carbon emissions.
Texas makes a great case for a strong outcome at the COP21 Paris climate talks, despite the antipathy of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to climate action.
Clean-energy investment by emerging economies has surged past wealthier nations, spelling more trouble for the fossil fuel industry.
Toyota’s new 2016 Prius line adds a generous helping of fun to the hybrid experience, with a raft of new fuel efficiency improvements and other upgrades.
A massive new wind energy transmission line has passed a major permit milestone, bringing Oklahoma and other states closer to thousands of new green jobs.
Texas oil fields in have been targeted for purchase by the Chinese company Yantai Xinchao, complicating the argument for increasing U.S. crude oil exports.
A new report describes how Africa can economically quadruple its renewable energy, offering a path to economic growth while reducing fossil fuel dependency.
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency clamps down on “clean diesel” claims, new tests reveal problems ahead for diesel cars in the European Union.
New York City has set its sights on net zero energy for its wastewater treatment plants, demonstrating that net zero is a realistic goal in unlikely places.
EPA is “upping its game” in response to the Volkswagen scandal and “putting manufacturers on notice” that the agency will be looking specifically for defeat devices. He wouldn’t give away any specifics, except to let manufacturers know that “we will be keeping your car longer.”
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A leap in sensing technology is on track to make hyper-local air pollution data in cities just as accessible and useful to the public as the weather report.
It’s toast: Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton clarified her opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline this week, and the White House backed her up.