The incoming administration could quickly withdraw the U.S. from international climate change agreements, but domestic change is likely slower
David Biello's new book is The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age.
The field, now called low-energy nuclear reactions, may have legit results—or be stubborn junk science
Hard-won reductions in the environmental toxin could be erased if Trump proceeds with plans to resuscitate the coal industry and abandon climate initiatives
Market forces, not politics, will likely lessen the region’s reliance on coal
Energy Department official says businesses may want the technology for their own purposes
It is a surprise (and frustration) to many that the facilities have not cropped up sooner
A few bold physicists—some backed by billionaires—are exploring faster, cheaper roads to the ultimate source of clean energy
Plenty of sex, lies and videotape, but silence on pressing science policy issues from the presidential aspirants
High-voltage, direct-current lines could become the backbone of a U.S. supergrid
With prices for renewables dropping, many countries in Africa might leap past dirty forms of energy towards a cleaner future
Floridians will decide on a contentious solar energy measure, and Washington may pass the country’s first carbon tax
Fuel cells are better than ever but refueling infrastructure lags
Thanks mostly to less coal use at power plants, emissions in the first half of 2016 were lowest since 1991
Millions of people are coming online, and that requires (renewable) energy
Extreme weather events are nothing new, but they appear to be gaining strength. Scientists have risked life and limb to help us better understand—and better survive—these storms
Gauntlet is now thrown down to maritime and land transportation
Tests show that technology can control methane emissions
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded today to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir James Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, James Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa share the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.