Energy & Science
New research about the Earth’s iciest places concludes that strict emissions limits are crucial to limiting coastal flooding.
A new report shows that the economics may not even support running U.S. coal plants, let alone building them.
Climate announcements since September cut warming estimate by 0.2ºC, according to nonprofit Climate Action Tracker
Poor countries can mitigate the impact of coming crises with good governance
Climate change helped to kill most of the world’s sunflower sea stars. Resurrecting them could revive carbon dioxide-sequestering kelp forests.
Decades of talks to end government subsidies that fuel overfishing could result in a WTO deal this summer, but several nations are seeking exemptions.
Shutting down the long-troubled nuclear plant will mean replacing zero-emission electricity with natural gas—for now
Two natural gas plants belonging to Targa Resources were responsible for more emissions during this year’s winter storm than any of the biggest U.S. oil refineries, state records show.
Researchers had hoped to narrow down sources of fine particulate matter to help target environmental justice efforts. Instead they found that a new approach may be needed.
A new study found the Earth lost 30% more ice per year from 2015 to 2019 compared with the previous five years.
CEO Jagdeep Singh stands by the early-stage technology that promises to extend EVs’ range while reducing charge time.
How much nations pledge to cut emissions can vary considerably depending on the base year they use in their accounting.
Qian Guoqiang has been waiting more than a decade for the world’s biggest polluter to launch a national cap-and-trade system. He hasn’t lost faith
Flood waters, meanwhile, could help replenish California aquifers.
The rise of Sumant Sinha’s ReNew Power has come in spite of the country’s corruption, bureaucracy and high capital costs.
Without third-party validation of battery performance, expect short sellers to question the viability of startups with unproven technology
Factorial Energy claims to have built a semi solid-state battery, entering a field that’s quickly getting crowded
Covid-19 precautions made evacuations and relief efforts more difficult, even as greenhouse gas pollution continued its rise.
From satellites to drones to cameras, here’s the gear helping scientists, activists, and regulators crack down on harmful methane leaks around the world.
Want a reason to invest in coastal restoration? Try $1.8 billion in savings each year.
The new tool, Timelapse, adds 24 million satellite images taken over 37 years.
The rapid decline in battery costs has opened the technology to new, growing markets
A new kind of turbine burns the fossil fuel in oxygen and buries the resulting emissions deep underground
BP sold its Alaskan oil business as a big step towards a greener future. But the CO2 emissions under the new owner just didn’t disappear. Production rose, emissions increased and in many cases it became harder to track.
From Siberian wildfires to flooding in the Far East, the full economic damage caused by more frequent natural disasters is yet unknown
New research shows just a 2.5°C overshoot of climate goals could result in significantly higher sea level rise
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