Huge rotors capture more energy but present unprecedented challenges for logistics, transportation, and construction.
New estimates suggest that worldwide emissions dropped slightly from 2014 to 2015.
Harnessing microbes to increase crop production could lessen the need for pesticides and fertilizer.
The president’s plan for reducing carbon emissions has a easier path to implementation, but the future of the U.S. power industry is likely to remain in limbo for some time.
Is the solar industry’s boom for real, or is it being propped up by hefty government subsidies?
Researchers have found ripples in the fabric of the cosmos that confirm a prediction of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.
Ending a run of good news for clean energy, justices delayed emissions regulations while a legal battle plays out.
A $750 million solar facility in Buffalo will produce a gigawatt of high-efficiency solar panels per year and make the technology far more attractive to homeowners.
Availability: next year
CRISPR offers an easy, exact way to alter genes to create traits such as disease resistance and drought tolerance.
Availability: 5-10 years
Two high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors under construction in Shandong will make up the first commercial-scale plant of its type in the world.