energy

Shell, Like ExxonMobil, Knew About Climate Change Risks All Along

It turns out ExxonMobil was not the only energy company researching the effects of climate change decades ago. Shell produced a video on…

Scientists Invent Hydrogen-Sucking Sponge For Fuel Cell EVs

The fuel cell EV of the future could sport a cluster of nanoscale sponges to store hydrogen more efficiently than typical compression systems.

ExxonMobil Plans to Keep 3.5 Billion Barrels of Tar Sands in the Ground

Last week ExxonMobil quietly announced it would remove a significant portion of its Canadian tar sands oil holdings from the books. The move…

Tesla Charges Ahead with Plans for More Gigafactories

Tesla's cryptic plans to build three new 'gigafactories' turned heads, while confounding analysts who cannot believe the company continues to grow while losing…

A 100% Clean Energy Revolution: Town-by-Town, City-by-City and State-by-State

Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.

Scott Pruitt Forgot Something in His First Address as EPA Head: The Environment

This week Scott Pruitt gave his first address as the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Strikingly absent from his speech:…

New York Reaps 800 Percent Solar Growth in Five Years

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state's support of solar power resulted in an 800 percent rise in the solar sector since…

North Dakota Tries to Slam the Brakes on Wind Power to ‘Save Coal’

The North Dakota Senate is mulling a bill that would impose a two-year moratorium on wind power development in order to “save coal,”…

Scott Pruitt is Right: We Can Be ‘Pro-Energy and Pro-Environment’

“I believe we as an agency and we as a nation can be both pro-energy and jobs and pro-environment,” new EPA Chief Scott…

New California Bill Targets 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2045

This week California Senate leader Kevin De Leon introduced a bill that would require utilities to source 100 percent renewable energy in less…

Investors and Insurers Call On G-20 To Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Investors and insurers with over $2.8 trillion in assets under management are calling on the G-20 countries to phase out fossil fuel subsidies…

How Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit All 50 States

The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to…

While Seeking a Better Battery, Developers Can’t Forget Safety

Today's tech-lovers want it all: smartphone batteries that last for days, electric vehicles that can cruise for hours on a single charge, and…

How Conservatives Could Save the Environment and Grow the Economy

If Donald Trump and his team were to tackle climate change, he could genuinely help the people who voted for him. But are…

3 Signs the Hydrogen Economy is For Real

Despite Elon Musk's famous put-down of hydrogen fuel cell technology, three powerful nations are growing the market for fuel cells.