Support Our Work
Blogs Section
Thoughts on everything from climate modeling to energy policy.

Image of the Day: Saudi Arabia Eyes Going Solar

A sunset over the Saudi city of Hail. Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, now wants to become a leader in renewable energy. According to Bloomberg, the country aims to have 41,000 megawatts of solar capacity within two decades, a shift that could potentially save 523,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day, in an attempt to pare back on oil used for desalinization and power plants. 

Credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images

Gallery

Hottest Days of Summer The hottest time of year in the continental U.S. statistically comes in mid-July, but the timing of peak heat varies.

View Gallery