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Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

Alphabet has joined a growing list of technology companies developing energy storage for renewables.

A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds

A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

Move over, temperature spiral. A new animation shows what global warming looks like in more than 100 countries.

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2017

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

  • Published: Jul 27th, 2017

A new wind farm could become the largest in the U.S. and wean states off coal-fired power plants.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2017

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2017

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

Climate Change Will Hit the Poorest the Hardest in the U.S.

Climate Change Will Hit the Poorest the Hardest in the U.S.

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2017

A landmark study shows that climate change will disproportionately affect poor counties in the South.

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.