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Solar panels

As the IPCC sounds another alarm about climate change, solar energy supporters believe they have a solution.

Pollution in China

The latest trend toward fossil fuels is dangerous for the entire planet, since China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases.

The Limits to Growth book cover

This mega-bestseller has been attacked repeatedly since its publication forty years ago, but its warnings about the climate were alarmingly prescient. 

Coal mine in India

For decades, the World Bank pushed privatization of the power industry and assumed that energy services would "trickle down" to the poor.

Why is United States in an especially precarious position when it comes to energy?

Solar panels

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.

James Howard Kunstler discusses how finance and energy are running neck and neck to fuel the end of advanced industrial civilization.

Blogs

A bill to block renewable energy standards is the product of an aggressive campaign by conservative groups to undermine laws that encourage the development of clean energy.

May 29, 2014

Environmentalists ought to embrace, not fear, the usefulness of nuclear power.

August 21, 2013

Despite the ills of fracking, the Obama administration claims more natural gas is part of the solution to climate change. 

August 15, 2013

STUDENT FINALIST: America is growing weak and gaining a poor reputation because it is unable to provide power for its technology.

October 23, 2012

Intercollegiate rivalry isn't all about the academics anymore. It's also about eco-friendliness, says the Sierra Club.

August 25, 2010

The current senator from Wisconsin renews his predecessor's environmental message.

April 21, 2010

A guide to helping save the planet.

April 20, 2010