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States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

  • Published: Jun 15th, 2017

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

  • Published: May 31st, 2017

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

  • Published: May 25th, 2017

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

  • Published: May 23rd, 2017

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

  • Published: May 18th, 2017

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.