The U.S. is grossly underinvested in energy research, says Obama's science adviser. And that includes fusion power
The largest solar farm in the world, in China, generates almost as much electricity as a large nuclear power plant
Surveys of Great Plains mayors show policies push “conservation,” “air quality,” “energy savings”
This week powerful radio waves will disturb the ionosphere to probe satellite disruptions and create strange glows
A thin film coating can chill a vat of water to 15 degress Fahrenheit cooler than its surroundings, by absorbing—and then emitting—the sun's infrared rays. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The findings counter claims by some, including in the Trump administration, that the adoption of wind, solar and other forms of renewable energy are driving up U.S. energy costs
The exit would deal a heavy blow to multibillion-dollar nuclear fusion experiments
The reverse is a bitter blow to Native American tribes and climate activists after months of protests
Trump could soon issue an executive order directing the EPA to consider the Clean Power Plan illegal and stop any work related to the regulation
Scientific American executive editor Fred Guterl talks with Pres. Obama’s science advisor, John Holdren, about climate science, space travel, the issue of reproducibility in science, the brain initiative and more.
Trump's nominee for Energy secretary says that he will base decisions on "sound science"
Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency tells Senate he would honor the intent of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard
Wastewater injection has created seismic problems in states like Oklahoma and Texas—but there are ways to mitigate the rumbling
The president-elect has taken what is widely seen as a hostile stance toward the scientific community. Here’s why
More than half of electricity generation capacity added to the U.S. grid in 2016 came from renewable resources
Revised scientific-integrity policy gives researchers more leeway to speak to the press and publish their findings
"Near-term politics aside" President expresses confidence that shift toward low-carbon fuels will continue
Though the outlook does not factor in any policies from the incoming fossil fuel-friendly Trump administration
The 2016 Los Angeles gas leak put battery storage of electricity on the fast track
The president-elect will likely start rolling back eight years of Obama administration climate regulations and restrictions on coal, oil and gas development