News and Features
A thirty-year war for energy pre-eminence? You wouldn’t wish it on a desperate planet. But that’s where we’re headed and there’s no turning back.
The spent-fuel pools at our reactors, containing thousands of tons of poorly protected but highly radioactive waste, are a catastrophe waiting to happen.
Dense cities are a lot more energy efficient than decentralized sprawl, argues Harvard professor and urban advocate Edward Glaeser.
These past few years, mega-fires in the West have become ever more routine.
Investors who seek out companies that are meeting the long-term challenge of sustainability will have a strategic advantage.
Is dirty energy the only way to meet the huge demands of the modern world? New numbers suggest renewables could do the job—and more.
How droughts, the Arab Spring and the decline of nuclear power are shaping the future of global energy consumption.
If we value the planet, we are going to have to get cruel and blunt about defending its beautiful geography from the fossil fuel industry.
Will direct action against big polluters prove more successful than Capitol Hill–based attempts to fight climate change?
Obama has asked for an end to massive tax subsidies to oil and gas companies, and even Republican House Speaker John Boehner thought it was a good idea—for a second, that is.
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