clean energy

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Built a Solar Farm in His Hometown That Powers Half the City

Did you know that Jimmy Carter was the first president to put solar panels on the White House in 1979.”It can be just a small part of one of the greatest and most exciting adventures ever undertaken
Bezos’ Earth Fund Should Invest in These Green Technologies

Bezos’ Earth Fund Should Invest in These Green Technologies

The world’s richest man committed $10 billion to fighting climate change. We’ve got some ideas about how to spend it.
What is preventing the adoption of renewable energy in rural India, and how to fix it?

What is preventing the adoption of renewable energy in rural India, and how to fix it?

Policy, technology, finance, and data have to talk to each other.
Want Unlimited Clean Energy? Just Drill the World's Hottest Well

Want Unlimited Clean Energy? Just Drill the World's Hottest Well

An engineering team bored 2 miles into hot rock without causing major earthquakes—a good sign for harnessing the Earth's heat as a power source.
Canada’s Not-So-Green Green Energy

Canada’s Not-So-Green Green Energy

Hydropower may be the future of Canadian power, but it won’t bring the environmental benefits many proponents tout.
Trump Withholding $823 Million for Clean Energy, Democrats Say

Trump Withholding $823 Million for Clean Energy, Democrats Say

The Trump administration is withholding nearly a billion dollars for a clean energy program it has unsuccessfully tried to cut, congressional Democrats said Wednesday, raising the specter of political
Clean Energy Boom Imperiled by Argentina’s Free-Market Fizzle

Clean Energy Boom Imperiled by Argentina’s Free-Market Fizzle

A renewables pipeline of $4.8 billion is at risk under the country’s new leader. The political shift may bury lofty plans, mirroring other nations.
The Climate Change Solution That Climate Deniers Can Get Behind

The Climate Change Solution That Climate Deniers Can Get Behind

The right and the left disagree about the climate crisis, but there is one place they have common ground: renewable energy.
Germany Rejected Nuclear Power—and Deadly Emissions Spiked

Germany Rejected Nuclear Power—and Deadly Emissions Spiked

After Fukushima, the country opted to decommission its nuclear reactors. The US has a lot to learn from what happened next.
China Wants Activists to Stay Out of Its War on Pollution

China Wants Activists to Stay Out of Its War on Pollution

Citizen activism in the mold of Greta Thunberg is all but taboo in the world’s biggest polluter.
Even Under Trump, U.S. Renewable Investment Hit a Record in 2019

Even Under Trump, U.S. Renewable Investment Hit a Record in 2019

The U.S. renewable energy industry doesn’t seem to take much notice of President Donald Trump’s views on green energy and climate change as investments surged to a record last year.

‘They Must Scale Up:’ Greenpeace Ranks China’s Tech Giants on Renewable Energy

The conclusion? Companies like Alibaba and Tencent are taking steps in clean energy, but they need to do a lot more.

‘They Must Scale Up:’ Greenpeace Ranks China’s Tech Giants on Renewable Energy

The conclusion? Companies like Alibaba and Tencent are taking steps in clean energy, but they need to do a lot more.
Power Cuts Are Plaguing Southern Africa. The Region Needs Renewable Energy.

Power Cuts Are Plaguing Southern Africa. The Region Needs Renewable Energy.

Zimbabwe and its richer neighbor South Africa are in the throes of an electricity crisis. Alternative sources of energy are the solution.
Can Apple keep growing without extracting anything more from the earth?

Can Apple keep growing without extracting anything more from the earth?

Apple environmental chief Lisa Jackson sees an upcycled future.
TED wants to become the global hub for the climate change crisis

TED wants to become the global hub for the climate change crisis

"We have to break out of our usual silos and work in imaginative ways."

Heliogen’s Solar Farm Could Drastically Reduce Global Emissions

Backed by Bill Gates, clean energy company Heliogen has developed a concentrated solar energy source that could eliminate carbon-emitting industrial processes—essentially “transforming sunlight to
Coal-Fired Power Is Declining Thanks to a Slowdown in India and China

Coal-Fired Power Is Declining Thanks to a Slowdown in India and China

2019 could end with a deceleration in overall carbon emissions.

Study: Even a Coal-Powered Tesla Is Greener Than a Normal Car

Tesla could, in fact, fulfill its eccentric founder’s utopian mission and save the planet.

This Bill Gates-Backed Startup Discovered a Way to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 20%

Clean energy startup Heliogen has found a way to generate heat over 1,000 degrees Celsius without using fossil fuels.