Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2016

As Donald Trump takes office, here are four energy issues to watch in 2017.

New EU Wood Energy Rules Threaten Climate, Forests

New EU Wood Energy Rules Threaten Climate, Forests

  • Published: Dec 19th, 2016

European power plants could keep claiming to be green while billowing pollution from wood until 2030.

Rick Perry Tapped to Run Energy Agency He Vowed to Kill

Rick Perry Tapped to Run Energy Agency He Vowed to Kill

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2016

President-elect Trump has tapped former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to run the U.S. Department of Energy.

Renewables Poised for Rapid Growth Worldwide

Renewables Poised for Rapid Growth Worldwide

  • Published: Oct 25th, 2016

Renewable energy is expected to be the source of about 28 percent of the world’s electricity by 2021.

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

  • Published: Oct 20th, 2016

Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

  • Published: Oct 13th, 2016

Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.

Ethanol in U.S. Gas Tanks is Backfiring for Climate Change

Ethanol in U.S. Gas Tanks is Backfiring for Climate Change

  • Published: Oct 3rd, 2016

Researchers say the Renewable Fuel Standard is failing to deliver on its environmental promises.

Biomass Power Slumps as EPA, Industry Spar on Science

Biomass Power Slumps as EPA, Industry Spar on Science

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2016

Wood energy can help industries manage waste, but it's not as climate friendly as Congress claims.