energy

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…

Aussies Consider Halting New Coal Mines to Protect Reefs

The Australian government has ambitious plans to protect the Great Barrier Reef, but it could do more, says a former government official.

Elon Musk Says His Solar Roof Is Cheaper Than a Normal One

In short, homeowners will be able to install Tesla's solar roof for less money than a roof made from regular materials. Does Musk's…

U.S. Energy Giant NRG Proves Why Clean Power Is Here To Stay

Leading American energy company NRG provides a good example of why the incoming Trump administration is not likely to throw the clean power…

Energy Policy Changes in a Trump Administration

Analysts for Bloomberg Intelligence, Bloomberg’s research division, examine how a Trump administration will likely affect energy policy, including factors like his campaign promises…

Hydrogen to the Rescue: U.S. Manufacturing Jobs are Already Coming Back

The Energy Department says the hydrogen economy is already creating new manufacturing jobs in the U.S. -- and could create many more.

Mike Pence Couldn’t Kill Indiana’s Green Job Boom

A new report details how jobs grew in Indiana's clean-energy and energy-efficiency fields despite pushback from its coal-friendly former governor, Mike Pence.

States and Cities Rally to Tackle Climate Change at COP22

At COP22, a group of states, regions and cities committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent below 1990 levels…

30% of Global Electricity Already Prepping For Rapid Decarbonization

A new decarbonization pledge by nine global leading energy companies underscores the limits of Donald Trump's power to reverse clean power progress.

Setting Science-Based Targets for Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Short-lived climate pollutants, such as black carbon, ozone, methane and hydrofluorocarbons, have relatively short lifetimes in the atmosphere -- which means they are…

Renewables Tech Poised to Disrupt Fossil Fuels

Our modern-day Edisons have done their jobs. We are at a tipping point where technological innovations that have been in development for many…