Investments in energy start-ups can count as charitable grants. Could this funding approach help get new technologies to market?
Does humanity’s tightening grip on the fate of nature portend new sources of global conflict?
Crops that aid humanitarian causes may soften opposition to genetic modification, says Mark Lynas.
Electric vehicle range drops in cold weather, and technological solutions are years away.
Routing gas around Europe using the same decentralised control techniques developed for the internet could reduce the way energy crises cascade, say network and complexity theorists.
Technology from Envia that was supposed to cut EV battery costs in half doesn't actually work.
SolarCity’s new battery system might help solar become a significant source of electricity.
New catalysts turn carbon dioxide into fuels faster and more efficiently.
Using plastic to absorb light could lower the cost of solar power.
An Icelandic company figures out how to make methanol from waste carbon dioxide, but the economics may not work without a nearby volcano.