News Efficiency

Solar Forecasts Could Help Electric Utilities and Climate

  • Published: Feb 26th, 2013

Solar forecasts could help electric utilities tap into solar power as a non-polluting, climate-friendly alternative.

EU’s Attempt to Curb Carbon Emissions Limps On

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2013

EU’s attempt to give carbon a value to encourage industry to cut greenhouse emissions has been given a reprieve.

Nuclear Power Cannot Compete with Cheap Shale Gas

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2013

Nuclear power stations are closing because they can't compete with cheap power from shale gas.

In Short Run, Obama Can Bypass Congress on Climate

  • Published: Feb 6th, 2013

A new report finds that the White House can meet its near-term emissions goals without relying on Congress.

‘Virtual Water’ - A New Way to Look at Climate Impacts

  • Published: Oct 19th, 2012

A Princeton University research team has found a side benefit that may partially offset the emissions impact of world trade.

Reinventing Transportation by Day, Making Music By Night

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2012

Meet Joan Ogden, a physicist & co-director of the Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways program at UC-Davis.

Public Lands Ripe for Renewable Energy Development, Report Says

  • Published: May 26th, 2011

The Obama administration is speeding up efforts to tap the renewable energy potential of public land across the U.S.

Building to the Future

  • Published: May 19th, 2011

In Colorado, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has built one of the most energy efficient office buildings in the world.