Tesla and Solar City say their vast manufacturing operations will make solar the cheapest source of electricity in the United States.
Peter Thiel says he’s trying to get entrepreneurs to go after bigger problems than the ones Silicon Valley is chasing.
Record levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide reflect a healthier economy, cheap fossil fuels, and the absence of effective carbon-reducing policies.
A new study says the population could hit 12 billion by 2100, though it doesn’t take into account the effects of climate change, food shortages, disease, or conflict.
Ultrathin sapphire laminates could lead to new screen covers that are harder to break.
Can genome-editing technology revive the idea of genetically modified livestock?
A faster enzyme for turning CO2 into sugar is a key step toward much higher crop yields.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
Companies that use natural gas as a raw material find the U.S. an increasingly attractive place to be.
A startup says getting a robot to do things should be less about writing code and more like animal training.