Like 1973, the year 2015 marked a decisive shift in the world’s energy economy.
It’s too late to stop climate change from happening. But we can begin to limit the damage and slow it down.
Oceans are rising, Antarctica is losing its ice sheets, and the lower atmosphere is heating up. Satellite data (bottom) shows the atmosphere is warming at its lowest layer (the troposphere), while the stratosphere, which begins around 10 kilometers above the ground, is cooling. Scientists say this is consistent with the greenhouse effect.
Researchers have begun to understand the economic and social damage caused by climate change.
An inventor of a storage technology tries to outlast a brutal stretch for new energy companies.
A nanomaterials chemist has figured out a good way to mimic leaves and turn water and carbon dioxide into things we need.
On an Instagram account called everydayclimatechange, the photographer James Whitlow Delano curates pictures that document causes and effects of global warming and responses to it.
A roundup of the best stories on energy from other sites, collected by Richard Martin, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for energy.
The extension of the solar credit will result in billions in new investment and dozens of gigawatts of new installations.