Experts estimate there are thousands of methane leaks across the U.S., compounding the nation’s greenhouse gas inventory and foisting political pressure onto federal regulators to deal with the global warming contributor.
To address climate change and the increased demand for better energy technology, President Barack Obama, in his final State of the Union address, promised to invest in clean energy sources and rethink the nation's approach to coal and oil.
By Vikram Mansharamani
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 Saskia de Melker
While most people who install solar panels in Hawaii remain tied to the local electrical grid, others have managed to move off the grid completely. Here's how two men became grid defectors, and why they say it's only a matter…
By Gretchen Frazee
The UK plans to shut down all its coal-fired power plants by 2025 and replace the energy source largely with natural gas, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd announced Wednesday.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Rejecting Keystone was the latest in a long and growing list of steps Obama has taken to try to show that the U.S. is leading the effort against global warming.
Methane, the primary component of natural gas, is also a potent greenhouse gas, trapping energy in the atmosphere. Last year NASA released satellite images showing a hot spot in the area where New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona meet, prompting…
By Carey Reed
Although hemp and marijuana look and smell the same, the two cannabis plants are quite different.
By PBS NewsHour
When we only pay attention to the things that are trending in our social networks, we may be missing some compelling stories. Carlos Watson, CEO of website Ozy, joins Gwen Ifill to share a few overlooked items, including efforts to…
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