As the public and private sectors collaborate on energy and climate matters to help slow carbon emissions, it is worth pondering other technologies and how they may affect the future of energy.
By Vikram Mansharamani
A historic wind farm began sending electricity to San Diego from Mexico this year. For the small rural community leasing the land, it offers a financial boon. But the entire project is being challenged in court, due to claims that…
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. oil and natural gas output is soaring. But less than a decade ago, no one saw it coming. Even industry executives were signalling that production had peaked. But innovations that have made drilling technology "smaller, faster, lighter, denser, cheaper"…
By Robert Bryce
By PBS NewsHour
White House's Carney to GOP on SOTU: Don't Criticize a Speech You Haven't Heard…
As President Barack Obama stresses the need for independence from fossil fuels, filmmaker Emma Cott examines one alternative energy project that is looking to harness wind power from Mexico to help meet California's energy demands.
The Obama administration has approved plans to build the nation's first offshore wind farm near the coast of Massachusetts' Cape Cod. Gwen Ifill reports about the alternative energy deal, nine years in the making.
President Obama this week announced $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees to help build two new nuclear reactors in Georgia, but environmental groups pushed back against the form of alternative energy they called "inherently dangerous." Gwen Ifill talks to both…
With five days left before Election Day, the presidential contenders hit critical states Thursday, including Ohio and Florida, both of which President Bush won in 2004. Ray Suarez details Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama's latest moves.
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