The state of Texas and its communities have taken major steps to defend themselves from natural disasters since Hurricane Harvey devastated large swaths of the region two years ago, a new report indicates.
Southeast Asia’s meteoric economic rise threatens global climate goals, and the region itself, international organizations and financial institutions are warning with rising frequency.
Another player has thrown its weight behind the Trump administration’s new Affordable Clean Energy rule in court.
New York passed one of the most ambitious pieces of climate legislation in American history this summer. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act requires the state to cut emissions 40% from 1990 levels by 2030 and 85% by 2050. The remaining 15% would be offset.
Studies continue to pour in showing that EPA’s decades-old method for estimating methane emissions from oil and gas facilities doesn’t stand up to empirical data.
The nation’s first large project for offshore wind is scuffling, and it’s unclear how supportive Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is of the proposed facility in Massachusetts.
From the way we shop to the way we socialize, the internet affects nearly everything we do these days. This dramatic change in our way of life has been fueled by a handful of large tech companies, companies that are…
(Cell Press) The cost of energy storage will be critical in determining how much renewable energy can contribute to the decarbonization of electricity. But how far must energy storage costs fall? In a new study to be published August 7 in the journal Joule, MIT researchers answer this question. They quantify cost targets for storage technologies to enable solar and wind energy with storage to reach competitiveness with other on-demand energy sources.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took on former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper after he called her Green New Deal resolution a “distraction” during Tuesday’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate. “The Green New Deal decarbonizes our economy while ensuring we leave no community behind,…