Reading Time: 7 minutes PG&E has filed for bankruptcy after being implicated in the Camp Fire, which killed at least 86 people and destroyed the town of Paradise.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Power plants are increasingly turning to renewable energy and moving away from coal, but will the White House follow suit?
Reading Time: 7 minutes A formidable glitch occurred just as the United States prepares to embark on a multi-billion-dollar program to restart production of nuclear weapons. An explosion at an underground waste dump in New Mexico—complete with some sky-high kitty litter—is highlighting the dangers inherent not only in the weapons of mass destruction themselves but in the deadly wastes their development has left over the past 75 years. Here’s WhoWhatWhy’s exclusive report.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Ukraine crisis has given the U.S. another front to fight its war for global energy dominance with Russia. Here’s the story of the pipeline at the heart of the Moscow-Washington battle to sell oil and gas to one of the world’s biggest consumers: Europe.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How we can learn from leaves: Artificial photosynthesis could be the key to unlocking the sun’s full energy potential.
Reading Time: 18 minutes For the first time in 30 years, the United States has just okayed new nuclear reactors. Though this comes with the still unfolding Fukushima disaster as a backdrop, we’re being told everything is under control. It is—damage control.
Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Ground-breaking’ scientific research could unleash the huge potential of aquatic biomass in creating a sustainable energy supply.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Video explains how the answer to some of the world’s biggest problems can be found in the smallest of places.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Japanese have had quite a wakeup call on energy options. Now, we need one.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Depressed because fracking/nuclear/coal are nasty and ruinous? What you need is an infusion of fresh energy. Try these ideas out….
Reading Time: 2 minutes On August 20, while scanning the New York Times the old-fashioned way, i.e. on paper, I stopped to look at a small article, no bigger than a long paragraph, tucked away in a column full of short items called “National Briefing.” The headline read: “Mercury Found in Every Fish Tested, Scientists Say”. I stopped to Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes [Updates below – Ed.] As the Obama administration attempts to overhaul the nation’s health care, energy, and financial sectors, it faces the growing leverage of the Blue Dog Coalition—the conservative, fifty-two-member faction of the House’s Democratic caucus—to moderate, or obstruct, its goals. The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) recently published an investigation into the Blue Read More