Offshore wind power installations are on track to hit a seventh consecutive annual record in 2013.
The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts.
The race is on between disappearing ice, which is melting faster than predicted, and reductions in carbon emissions, which is happening slower than hoped.
The energy game is rigged in favor of fossil fuels because we omit the environmental and health costs of burning coal, oil, and natural gas from their prices. Subsidies manipulate the game even further.
Wind has overtaken nuclear as an electricity source in China. In 2012, wind farms generated 2 percent more electricity than nuclear power plants did.
Earth Policy Institute reports on new data which shows wind power generating 10 percent or more of electricity in five U.S. states.
Earth Policy Institute reports on how there is enough installed wind power capacity worldwide to meet the residential electricity needs of 380 million people at the European level of consumption.