Despite continued economic growth, emissions in the U.S. are on a steady decline thanks in large part to cheap natural gas.
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China, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, says it will deploy advanced nuclear reactors commercially by 2030.
Carbon emissions have been trending downward, but not quickly enough to offset fluctuations in weather patterns.
A powerful new way to generate electricity could eventually make electric cars and electronic gadgets run longer.
Recent data clarify the trends causing emissions to shrink to their lowest level since 1995.
A cheaper fuel cell could provide affordable power for microgrids.
Despite the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the burning of coal has only been accelerating.
Researchers demonstrate a significant jump in the efficiency with which heat can be converted directly into electricity.
ArrayPower says its "sequenced inverter" will cut the cost of solar by more than 10 percent.
Such materials could be used to cool computers and buildings, and harvest waste heat in cars.