The impact of proposed carbon-emissions regulations on energy innovation could be small without direct R&D funding.
The president presents a plan to use the EPA to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Obama will propose a climate plan, but his options are limited without congressional support.
Solar manufacturers are eager to implement several new technologies that could make solar power cheaper, and the panels easier to make.
Tesla is set to announce a way to make recharging its electric vehicles faster than filling up a gas tank.
Plastics have become synonymous with waste, but they can be made sustainably.
A 1938 article anticipated the opportunities—and challenges—of harnessing the sun’s energy.
Zeroing in on black carbon may slow the effects of greenhouse-gas emissions.
Techniques developed at MIT and Pacific Northwest National Lab could make it more affordable to burn fossil fuels without releasing carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.
Flexible, efficient solar cells will make solar power cheaper.