A Clean Energy Milestone: Renewables Pulled Ahead of Coal in 2020
Low costs of wind and solar power helped renewables pass coal in electricity generation; gas remains the leader.
By Dan Gearino
How the Race for Renewable Energy is Reshaping Global Politics
The world’s transition to clean energy. But will it produce a kind of clean energy realpolitik, with countries vying for advantage, or a more utopian future that reduces conflict?
By Leslie Hook and Henry Sanderson
Climate Change is Weakening the Ocean Currents That Shape Weather on Both Sides of the Atlantic
The change in the main ocean heat pump could bring more heat waves to Europe, increase sea level rise in North America and force fish to move farther north.
By Bob Berwyn
Inside Clean Energy: The Right and Wrong Lessons from the Texas Crisis
By Dan Gearino
In Attacks on Environmental Advocates in Canada, a Disturbing Echo of Extremist Politics in the US
By Nicholas Kusnetz
Maryland’s Capital City Joins a Long Line of Litigants Seeking Climate-Related Damages from the Fossil Fuel Industry
By David Hasemyer
As Deaths Surge, Scientists Study the Link Between Climate Change and Avalanches
By Bob Berwyn
Power Switch: Lessons From Germany’s Energy Revolution
Hot Molecules: Low Hanging Super Greenhouse Gases
Superfund Super Threats: Toxic Sites at Climate Risk Near You
Anti-Scientists: A Contrarian Minority’s Suspect Work
American Climate: The Future is Already Here
Fumes in South Portland: The oil storage tanks next door
Dangers Without Borders: Is the Military Ready for Warming?
Harvesting Peril: Extreme Weather on the American Farm
Finding Middle Ground: Climate Conversations Across America
Choke Hold: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Guards Its Interests
Exxon: The Road Not Taken (aka #ExxonKnew)
Meltdown: Terror at the Top of the World
Big Oil, Bad Air: Fracking the Texas Prairie
Clean Break: Germany’s Energy Transformation
Dilbit Disaster: The Biggest Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard Of
Warmer Temperatures May Offer California Farmers a Rare Silver Lining: Fewer Frosts
A new study finds that the state’s profitable orchard crops will suffer less frost exposure under climate change, saving water and energy.
What’s On Interior’s To-Do List? A Full Plate of Public Lands Issues—and Trump Rollbacks—for Deb Haaland
The Interior nominee would be the first Native American cabinet secretary if she wins Senate confirmation following hearings that begin Tuesday.
Baltimore Continues Incinerating Trash, Despite Opposition from its New Mayor and City Council
One environmental activist who’s been battling incinerators in the city for a decade has a new strategy: “starving the beast” through recycling and composting.
How Does a Utility Turn a Net-Zero Vision into Reality? That’s What They’re Arguing About in Minnesota
Xcel Energy says natural gas must be part of the energy transition. Others say wind, solar and batteries can do the job.