energy

Business Wants More Renewable Energy: Let’s Help Them Get It

Understanding the forces that determine the pace of the clean-energy revolution in different parts of the world is the somewhat daunting task undertaken…

Could a Rick Perry DOE Threaten Jobs, Increase Energy Bills?

The clean-energy and energy-efficiency sectors employ 2.5 million Americans and counting. How would they fare under a Rick Perry-led Department of Energy? Elizabeth…

Rex Tillerson: Confirmation Overshadowed by Exxon Torture and Business Scandals

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, had a rough senate confirmation hearing last week. His appointment…

It’s Time to Accelerate Innovation and Action on Climate Change

It's past time to accelerate innovation and action on climate change, says Seva Karpauskaite, a master's student from Kaunus, Lithuania, and the winner…

2017 IRENA Assembly Showcases Global Push for Renewables

If you're looking for some good news to chase away the clouds looming over the U.S. renewables picture, you can find it at…

Science to the Rescue: Renewables Poised for New Growth Spurt

Leading members of the American business community are already transitioning to renewable energy because it makes good bottom-line sense. For now, they are…

The Sleeping Giant Stirs: Russia Revs Up Renewable Tech

If the story of cooperation in space is a guide, Russia's decision to compete in the global market for renewable energy technology could…

Industrial Plant in India Turns CO2 Into Baking Soda

The process is called carbon capture and utilization and is a global first. Rather than capturing CO2 from coal plants and storing it…

Obama: The Climate Fight Has ‘Irreversible Momentum’

This week Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to pen an article for the peer-reviewed Science magazine. In it, he argues that…

Making the Switch: Smart Technology and Grid Reform for the 21st Century

The Department of Energy estimates that $100 billion in public- and private-sector investment could fully modernize the American energy grid and save consumers…

ExxonMobil Talks Climate Change But Ramps Up Petrochemical Biz

ExxonMobil insists it supports the Paris climate agreement, but that doesn't mean the company plans to do any less drilling.

U.S. Atlantic Coast Safe From ‘Safe’ Seismic Testing, For Now

Atlantic Coast states won a reprieve from seismic air gun testing, which local stakeholders say would be a first step toward offshore oil…

The Climate Trust’s Top 10 Carbon Market Trends for 2017

The Climate Trust offers its Top 10 annual predictions about the carbon market events, policies and ideas that will matter in 2017.

U.S. Military Keeps Hydrogen Spark Alive with Muscular SUVs and Drones

The U.S. Department of Defense gives vital support for the domestic hydrogen and fuel cell industry as it breaks into the mainstream energy…

Building Tomorrow’s Eco-Home

How will tomorrow's perfect eco-home look? With today's record-low solar costs, it's a pretty fair bet it will employ PV panels. But renewable…