Blogs Energy

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.

Image of the Day: Wind Farm Study Stirs Up False Claims

  • Published: May 2nd, 2012

While wind farms may raise local overnight temps, they act to diminish global warming by providing a clean source of energy.

After Fukushima Nuclear Crisis, U.S. Flying Blind

  • Published: May 2nd, 2012

Sea level rise and storm-driven waves could overcome flood defenses of coastal nuclear plants & energy facilities.

Image of the Day: Indonesian Oil Palm Plantations

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2012

The continued expansion of palm oil plantations on Indonesia's peatlands stands to release a major amount of greenhouse gases.

42 Years Later, Do We Suffer Green Fatigue on Earth Day?

  • Published: Apr 22nd, 2012

In short, the nation’s environmental consciousness really began to coalesce in 1970, focusing Americans’ attention.

EPA To Regulate Coal Plants, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Published: Mar 27th, 2012

The EPA released new regulations on Tuesday that will limit CO2 emissions from new power plants.

SimCity Reboot Includes Climate Change

  • Published: Mar 12th, 2012

The new version of SimCity, due out next year, will include climate change as part of the simulation experience.

Move Over Beatles, Here Comes the Sun—Literally

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2012

The solar storm that sent a chunk of the Sun toward Earth at four million m.p.h. turned out to be much ado about nothing.