Canada follows EU, US with 30% by 2030 emissions reduction target ahead of Paris climate negotiations in December. Australia left behind again, although Canada target is not all it seems.
A “massive” global expansion of solar power — possibly enough to supply about a third or more of the world’s electricity — may be necessary by 2050.
It may be possible for China to shake most of its reliance on fossil fuels by 2050, with renewables providing 80% of electricity needs.
Total US greenhouse gas emissions released into the atmosphere because of human activity increased 2% in 2013.
Cheap oil, cheap natural gas and increasingly cheap renewables are ushering in an era of abundant energy — an energy renaissance.
New York and its utility infrastructure are highly vulnerable to climate change-influenced extreme weather and rising seas.
What if solar power plants could be built in developed areas between or atop buildings and homes without having to impact the desert?
Battery storage is one way to smooth renewables supply to the grid. Scientists are looking to plants and trees for another solution.
The land of loblolly pines, sweet tea and Bojangles is having its little heart blessed with a big photovoltaic jolt of renewable solar power.
Despite the potential climate impacts of Keystone XL – and Obama’s veto of the approval bill – it’s not certain the controversial project will not go ahead.