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.
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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.
By Jeff Spross on December 3, 2013
The analysis found unsubsidized solar met or undercut natural gas' cost in multiple global regions and under two different scenarios.
By Jeff Spross on November 25, 2013
Home builder PSW is outfitting new homes in two Texas neighborhoods with solar, with no monthly costs to homeowners, and SolarCity will be handling their upkeep.
By Jeff Spross on November 21, 2013
The three biggest financiers were Japan, the U.S., and Germany -- though the U.S. has announced plans to end most of the investment.
By Katie Valentine on November 21, 2013
The groups say they're fed up with the lack of progress at the UN conference.