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    The Energy Conundrum

    We may be making ourselves comfortable at the cost of rendering the planet uninhabitable.

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    Q&A: Bill Gates

    Microsoft’s cofounder vows to change the “supply side” for breakthrough energy technologies by investing billions of his and his friends’ dollars.

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    Can Japan Recapture Its Solar Power?

    The way the Land of the Rising Sun built and lost its dominance in photovoltaics shows just how vulnerable renewables remain to changing politics and national policies.

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    Stop Emissions!

    A climate scientist argues that it should no longer be acceptable to dump carbon dioxide in the sky.

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    India’s Energy Crisis

    Can India modernize its manufacturing economy and supply electricity to its growing population without relying heavily on coal—and quite possibly destroying the global climate?

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    Survival in the Battery Business

    Backing from disparate investors such as General Motors and a vacuum maker has given the battery startup Sakti3 an unusual amount of momentum.

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    Witnessing Climate Change Everywhere

    On an Instagram account called everydayclimatechange, the photographer James Whitlow Delano curates pictures that document causes and effects of global warming and responses to it.

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    Paying for Solar Power

    SolarCity’s massive new manufacturing plant in Buffalo, New York, reflects a booming demand for solar power. Is it sustainable?

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    The Ideal Fuel

    A nanomaterials chemist has figured out a good way to mimic leaves and turn water and carbon dioxide into things we need.