by Jeff Spross Posted on September 18, 2014 Updated: September 18, 2014
How urban farming can increase jobs, health, sustainability and happiness for low-income communities in cities across the country.
A new report says 72,000 could add solar cost effectively, increasing the country's total solar capacity by 5.4 gigawatts.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 4, 2014
The $275 million Project LIBERTY plant is the second cellulosic plant to begin operation in the U.S., and the first to use corn waste as its feedstock.
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by Jeff Spross Posted on August 29, 2014
The IEA said renewables now produce 22 percent of the world's electricity, likely rising to 26 percent by 2020 -- though this pace won't ultimately meet international climate targets.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 8, 2014 Updated: August 22, 2014
Here in the United States, sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids reached a cumulative total of 64,996 in July of this year, almost 75 percent over where they were in July of 2013.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 6, 2014
The Paris talks will be the 21st gathering of nations under the UNFCCC, with the goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions enough to hold any rise in global temperatures under 2°C.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 5, 2014 Updated: August 5, 2014
The plan would give residents a smartphone app that knits together all the different transportation options in the city into one complete trip.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 22, 2014
Specifically, 56 percent of voters support the tax when revenues are return to taxpayers with rebate checks, and 60 percent support the tax when it's used to fund renewable energy research.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 23, 2014
A new analysis shows a national carbon tax could cut carbon emissions far more than any politician is contemplating -- while also making America's workers better off.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 7, 2014
Most electric cars are already affordable and can already be plugged into a standard outlet -- we just need to get the outlets to where the cars are.