For the first time, funding from the U.S. government may be spent on man-made approaches to ease climate change.
Changing economic realities mean that America is already reducing its emissions, but the president says more action is needed to accelerate the process.
But most impressive of all, it’s running without subsidies.
The vehicle may beat any Tesla in a drag race, but it’s a long way from being put into production.
Bionic leaves, a hot solar cell, and other picks for the most notable renewable energy strides in 2016.
But it’s unlikely to dissuade the president-elect from his plan to make use of fossil fuels.
If Donald Trump pulls back on the U.S. commitment, the entire plan could crumble.
Rising temperatures due to climate change will strongly affect economic growth around the world, making some countries richer and some poorer.
If the president-elect slashes funding for climate science and clean-energy research, billionaires might step in.
A five-kilometer shaft in Iceland is expected to reach down to where rocks are 500 °C—and other countries will be jealously eyeing the energy it creates.