By Jeff Spross on February 5, 2014
Seven regional climate "hubs" will research and spread best practices in farming and livestock to both adapt to and prevent climate change.
By Jeff Spross on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.
By Jeff Spross on January 30, 2014
Methane leaks mean natural gas could be as bad as coal for carbon emissions, and the drilling boom looks to be short-lived.
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By Jeff Spross on January 27, 2014
So far, the agency has only agreed to consider a revision, but the decision is of a piece with the larger war between the biofuel and oil industries.
By Jeff Spross on January 24, 2014
He knows his Climate Action Plan is insufficient to tackle global warming. But it's a necessary show of good faith to bring the world along.
By Jeff Spross on January 22, 2014
Environmental groups called the targets inadequate, but the framework does make the EU the first group of nations to pledge concrete cuts ahead of the 2015 climate talks.
By Jeff Spross on January 17, 2014
As 2014 gets underway, humanity's carbon emissions remain on course to catastrophically reshape the global climate over the next century or two.
By Jeff Spross on January 15, 2014
The renewable diesel the company is looking at can be dropped immediately into existing infrastructure, and is cost-competitive with traditional petroleum jet fuel.
By Jeff Spross on January 13, 2014
A group of Harvard scientists recently hit on a battery that uses inexpensive organic compounds, and could massively expand the potential for renewable energy use.
By Jeff Spross on December 16, 2013
It's the latest twist in the beleaguered story of American biofuels, but there's at least a partial case that corn-based ethanol needs to go.