The world is not on track to reduce, or even restrain global warming. David Biello reports
A recent report found that the BP spill is still having a serious negative effect on the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico and its wildlife populations
The fastest-growing country in Asia is putting in place policies for lower carbon growth
Consolidating pictures, videos, e-mails and documents on remote servers saves more energy than keeping them on personal computers
A new survey reveals that trash from our activities on land litters the bottom of the ocean, from shallow to deep. David Biello reports
Lots--but there is still room for improvement
Which is more energy-efficient--central air or window units?
The solid battery could also prove cheaper than current lithium-ion technology once developed
Researchers question the benefits of the tropical-wood substitute
Cities become a key proving ground for commercial energy storage technologies
An idled program for vehicles driven by fuel cells is gaining new impetus from new programs at the U.S. Department of Energy
Help researchers locate and count all the carbon dioxide at the world's power plants
Consumers do end up using more energy when energy-using technology gets more efficient, but these rebound effects are minimal, experts say
The owners of power plants that burn coal are playing high-stakes poker as they decide whether to install expensive pollution controls or shut down
U.S. taxpayers have so far borne the brunt of climate change costs. David Biello reports
Fracking for natural gas doesn’t have to be an environmental disaster, says a new report
Although capture technologies show promise, pulling CO2 out of the air is unlikely to reduce greenhouse gas concentrations soon
Although Brazil’s energy-hungry economic boom has driven the nation to tap the Amazon’s vast hydroelectric potential, the resulting deforestation accompanying its dam projects has reduced the available waterpower...
Snow cover across the Rockies has been shrinking since 1980. This meltwater accounts for 80 percent of the annual water supply for more than 70 million people in the U.S.
A $200-million investment will fund development in digital manufacturing technology, lightweight composites and new power sources