Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.
Tesla’s audacious plan to build a giant battery factory may mostly be a clever negotiating tactic.
The energy-efficient power networks of the future will require entirely new ways of forecasting demand on the scale of individual households. That won't be easy.
Stanford researchers develop a copper catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon monoxide and water to ethanol.
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries are pulling back from nuclear power while others grow capacity.
New solar thermal technologies could address solar power’s intermittency problem.
The difficulty of predicting local effects of climate change makes a compelling case for preventing it.
Crop yields are expected to decline due to climate change faster than scientists thought.
Titanium sheets and additional aluminum deflect or block road debris, better protecting the lithium ion battery in the Model S.