The effects of atmospheric carbon linger for centuries, so historical emissions totals are relevant context for the global climate policy debate.
Long considered a problematic way to reduce carbon emissions, regulations may be our best option.
Chemical producers abandoned the U.S. in droves. Cheap natural gas is luring them back.
Manufacturing, transporting, and constructing the world’s largest wind turbine represents a unique challenge.
Fast reactors can shrink nuclear-waste stockpiles, but can designers tame the inherent hazards?
The U.S. will still need more big breakthroughs to eliminate the need for imported oil.
Transatomic is developing a new kind of molten-salt reactor designed to overcome the major barriers to nuclear power.
Advanced materials and smart design could lower turbine blade costs by 40 percent.
Hybrids are a much more cost-effective way to reduce carbon emissions than newly released hydrogen fuel cell cars.