energy

Trump Advisors Continue to Urge Climate Inaction

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), a key energy advisor to the Donald Trump administration, suggested the U.S. “use its seat at the Paris table…

Is Energy Independence a Cover for Coal?

Of all the actions and orders in Trump's 80+ days in office, none may have more far-reaching or long-lasting impact than the proposed…

Co-Ops Bring Solar to Hundreds Of Rural Communities

A Barack Obama-era solar energy program is helping hundreds of rural communities access low-cost solar through electricity co-ops.

Report: Methane Leakage at Natural Gas Plants Much Higher Than Previously Thought

"Methane is a 34 times more potent greenhouse gas than is carbon dioxide," said Paul Shepson, a professor of analytical and atmospheric chemistry…

European Union Toots Clean-Energy Horn with 2020 Goals in Sight

The European Union is on track to meet its 2020 clean-energy goals, and some member states have already blown past their benchmarks.

Why the Social Cost of Carbon Is Critical for America to Make Sound Policies

U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to sign a new directive dropping climate change as a consideration when evaluating government agency actions. This…

U.S. Wind Energy Blasts Forward With New $9 Million Offshore Lease

Development of wind energy resources along the Atlantic coast took another giant step forward with the award of a new $9 million lease…

3p Weekend: We’re Keeping Up With the White House So You Don’t Have To

The hottest news items centered around Trump's proposed budget and the tax return revelation that wasn't. But that's far from all that happened…

Shell Begins Divestment From Canadian Oil Sands

Royal Dutch Shell says it's making the switch -- or working on it, at least. Last week the company sold a large portion…

Trump Will Continue Obama’s Biggest Environmental Mistake: More Drilling

For all of former U.S. President Barack Obama's positive moves on clean energy and environmental protection, one glaring black mark remains on his…

Vancouver Aims for Zero Carbon by 2030

Thanks to the aggressive target, ultra-energy-efficient buildings will soon be common in Vancouver, Canada.

2016: Another Monumental Year for Clean Energy

The latest Sustainable Energy in America Report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that the march toward a renewable energy future continues, unabated.

Life Beyond Lithium-Ion: New ‘Glass Battery’ Promises Longer EV Range

This energy storage breakthrough for electric vehicles is the result of an international research collaboration.

U.S. Energy Dept. Touts New ‘Solar Fuel’ Catalysts for the Hydrogen Economy

A dozen new catalysts offer opportunities to produce renewable hydrogen and other fuels using sunlight and water.

Report: Clean Energy and Efficiency Can Cheaply Replace Coal

A new report published by the Natural Resources Defense Council merely quantifies what is becoming increasingly apparent to all – except a few…