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Europe Whets Appetite for Coal as U.S. Eschews It

Europe Whets Appetite for Coal as U.S. Eschews It

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2013

Natural gas is proving to be a formidable challenger to the dominance of coal in the U.S., but not necessarily overseas.

What Is America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Airline?

What Is America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Airline?

  • Published: Sep 11th, 2013

Group ranks major airlines based on fuel efficiency, but there are many unknowns about how airlines burn fuel.

You Asked, We Answered: Response to 2013 Cars Report

You Asked, We Answered: Response to 2013 Cars Report

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2013

Report authors respond to reader comments and questions regarding our 2013 Climate-Friendly Cars report.

Wind Power Has its Limits, But It’s Not the Sky

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2012

Could existence of wind turbines slow the planet’s winds to the point where they couldn’t generate any more energy?

Heat and Drought Pose Risks for Nuclear Power Plants

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2012

Nuclear power plants face an emerging threat from climate change because of temperature restrictions.

Fukushima Disaster ‘Man-Made’ and ‘Avoidable’

  • Published: Jul 5th, 2012

A report by a panel from the Japanese parliament declared that the Fukushima nuclear disaster was avoidable.

Image of the Day: Germany Sets Solar Power Record

  • Published: Jun 2nd, 2012

German solar power plants set a world record in late May, meeting nearly 50 percent of the nation’s midday needs.

Buy an Electric Car, Keep Your Food from Spoiling

  • Published: May 4th, 2012

GE introduces new conceptual advantage to owning an electric car: use the battery to power your house during a blackout.