New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in materials science--and what they mean.
Oil-rich Abu Dhabi is building a green metropolis. Should the rest of the world care?
Clean energy depends on new infrastructure.
A leading economist explains why a carbon tax is the best strategy for cutting greenhouse gases and the use of fossil fuels.
Without a radically expanded and smarter electrical grid, wind and solar will remain niche power sources.
With catalysts created by an MIT chemist, sunlight can turn water into hydrogen. If the process can scale up, it could make solar power a dominant source of energy.
Insights into biomass could improve biofuel production.
We need to apply information technology to the energy grid.
Hybrids, plug-ins, and extended-range electric cars are hitting the market. Use this interactive primer to learn how they work.
A new lithium-ion battery from A123 Systems could help electric cars and hybrids come to dominate the roads.