by Ari Phillips Posted on April 16, 2015
Wood pellet demand for renewable energy is skyrocketing. Not only is this stressing forest ecosystems, but it could also be bad for emissions.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 17, 2014
Removing "black liquor," an industrial byproduct of the paper-making process, from the city's Renewable Energy Portfolio is D.C.'s latest push for cleaner energy.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 16, 2014
bio-energy with carbon capture and storage involves burning biomass -- trees, plants, crop materials, woodchips -- to generate electricity, then capturing the carbon that is released and pumping it underground in geologic reservoirs.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on January 2, 2014
Climate change will starve the deep oceans, leading to a staggering loss of marine life.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 23, 2013
Renewable sources now account for nearly 16 percent of total U.S. electric capacity -- more than nuclear and oil combined.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 30, 2013
A letter from concerned scientists urges the EPA to ensure the protection of valuable forestland when considering the use of biomass from trees for electricity generation.