by Jeff Spross Posted on March 21, 2014 Updated: March 21, 2014
New data shows a plan submitted by the Natural Resources Defense Council for regulating existing power plants would cut even more carbon emissions than previously thought.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 12, 2014
SolarCity and Best Buy have just announced a deal to get customers low-cost and low-hassle solar power for their homes.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 3, 2014
Around 225 million metric tons of the EU's waste from agriculture, forestry, and municipal garbage could be sustainably converted to biofuel annually, a new study finds.
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by Jeff Spross Posted on February 27, 2014
A price on carbon pollution could shift the entire economy in a greener direction while preserving jobs -- as the one in British Columbia is already demonstrating.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 21, 2014 Updated: February 24, 2014
An agreement for a new natural gas plant in Massachusetts would require it to gradually cut its carbon emissions over time, and then shutter entirely in 2050.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 12, 2014
Once the U.S. reaches its current target of a 17 percent emissions cut from 2005 levels by 2020, how serious will the next set of targets be in 2025? 2030? 2050?
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 11, 2014
But the results were varied enough that, depending on circumstances and tastes, green roofs could still be preferable.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 10, 2014
Using a highly advanced microscope, researchers just figured out a method to identify new bacteria capable of producing the oils used in biodiesel.
by Jeff Spross Posted 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 Posted 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.