New research showing dismal results for energy efficiency in homes highlights the need for performance-based measures.
Besides upending an entire sector of employment, self-driving taxis could have significant environmental benefits.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on mercury and other toxins could help the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
As market forces chip away at the coal industry, many plants are being repurposed as data centers, museums, and mixed-use neighborhoods.
New microbes and new techniques show promise for advanced biofuels, but the industry is still years away from real progress.
Researchers have shown that rigid lithium-ion batteries can be made more suitable for smart watches and other flexible electronics.
Backing from disparate investors such as General Motors and a vacuum maker has given the battery startup Sakti3 an unusual amount of momentum.
Rapid industrialization and rising standards of living have made China the world’s top emitter of carbon dioxide. Preventing a runaway increase will require the country to keep per capita emissions at a relatively low level.
A startup from one of the A123 founders aims to overhaul the making of lithium-ion batteries--but it’s not the first to try.
As the Pope calls for action on climate change, a growing body of evidence shows that low-latitude countries will feel the heaviest effects of global warming.