A study just published at Nature Climate Change suggests that fossil fuel subsidies in some developing nations stand most in the way of clean energy.
Sociologist Richard York finds that historically, energy tech advances haven’t led to less use of fossil fuels, and fears that could be true for wind and solar.
PennFuture gets a DOE grant to promote solar power in western Pennsylvania, but says it’s tiny compared to the subsidies that flow to fossil-fuel industries.
Clean energy groups and environmental organizations combine to make the case for a renewable-energy future for 11 Western U.S. states.
The Great Basin is a geothermal hotbed – but it’s mostly well below the surface. Recovery Act funds are helping researchers map out the power possibilities.
New Zealand sourced three-quarters of its electricity from renewables in 2010, as rain boosted hydro and new geothermal and wind came online.
An organism that helped make fossil fuels 500 million years ago is targeted by researchers seeking to build replacements for oil and coal shale deposits.