There appears to be more than enough room to bury our emissions, but large-scale carbon capture remains untested.
A study estimates the ultimate effect of greenhouse gases on ice sheets, after the gases have persisted for hundreds of years.
Comparing electric and gas-powered versions of the same car show the environmental benefits of electric vehicles.
Most people generate enough power to continuously transmit data at a rate of 1 Kb/s, say researchers who have audited the harvestable energy from human motion
The U.S. Energy Information Administration reviews big changes in energy use since the Declaration of Independence.
Solar and wind power could reduce fossil fuel consumption in shipping.
The International Energy Agency predicts that by 2016 more electricity will come from renewables than from natural gas.
Battery swapping is fast, but the economics are still uncertain.
New tech will lower the cost of carbon capture, but the sheer scale needed to reduce emissions prevent it from being a panacea.
A novel software tool could make it far easier to bring new energy storage technologies to market.