energy

The Dakota Access Pipeline Fight Isn’t Over

The Obama administration denied a key route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But that doesn't mean the fight is over for those seeking…

EPA Under the Trump Administration: Down, Not Out

President-elect Donald Trump's threat to abolish the EPA was not just another empty campaign promise, but he faces a tough fight ahead.

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…

What a Trump Presidency Means for the Oil Industry

Here’s what we know about Donald Trump’s positions and the impact they can have on oil production and prices. It's more complicated than…

Ambitious Student Project Targets Renewable Hydrogen For Fuel Cell EVs

Award-winning students from Washington State University are developing a low-cost, innovative hydrogen fueling station for fuel cell electric vehicles.

Oil Recovery Using Solar Energy

A Fremont, California-based solar company says it has developed sun-powered technology for use in a surprising location: oil fields.

Despite Trump’s Promise, Economics Will Hasten Coal’s Decline

As the natural gas boom continues and renewable prices fall, it's economics -- not regulation -- that nudges utilities away from coal-fired power…

Forklifts Powered By Hydrogen Get a Thumbs Up From Toshiba

These forklifts powered by renewable hydrogen fuel cells could provide an R&D platform that gives fuel cell electric vehicles an edge in the…

Excess Carbon Emissions Are a Failure of Design

William McDonough, the author of "Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things," says it's time to change the way we think…

Latest Hydrogen Breakthrough Trips Up Trump’s Coal Promise

Campaign promises aside, a breakthrough in renewable hydrogen research further demonstrates the futility of trying to bring coal jobs back to the U.S.

COP22: The Spirit of Paris and the Elephant in the Room

The COP21 climate talks in Paris taught us we have the political will to come together as a global community to act on…

Renewable Hydrogen Now On the Circular Economy Menu

Researchers around the globe are looking into food waste as a renewable source for zero-emissions hydrogen fuel. And a new circular economy pilot…

Emissions from Coal Flatten But Don’t Reflect Planned Increases in Use

The 2016 Global Carbon Project’s annual analysis of carbon emissions showed that contributions from coal declined by 0.28 percent during the last year.…

NGO Urges California to Investigate the Solar Industry

D.C.-based Campaign for Accountability is urging California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate the state's solar power companies after mounting customer complaints.

How to Wean A State Off Oil

With its rural landscape and cold climate, Maine is among America's most oil-dependent and energy-intensive states. Sustainability professionals came together at E2Tech to…