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.
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.
Crop yields are expected to decline due to climate change faster than scientists thought.
Biotech turns to DNA editing technology to engineer easier-to-digest plants for farm animals.
Cellular networks guzzle electricity and diesel fuel, but researchers are showing how new versions could be cleaner but still reliable.
Intruders seek data on oil deposits, cutting-edge technology.