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LED bulbs were once pricey and easy to ignore. They’re about to become the standard. And it will happen very, very quickly.
Put a Solar Panel on ItHow did a warehouse company become one of America’s leaders in renewable energy?
Why Cheap Gas Isn’t Bad News for Electric CarsBecause much bigger changes are driving the automobile industry.
The Solar Industry’s Christmas MiracleSolar was facing an ugly end to 2015—until Paris, Wall Street, and Congress gave it a December worthy of George Bailey.
The Paris Summit’s Massive ObstacleIn the short term, emerging markets like China and India need their emissions.
How Solar Installations Could Be the Barn-Raisings of the 21st CenturyOne nonprofit is already making it happen—and helping working-class homeowners along the way.
Meet America’s First Offshore Wind FarmThere’s no better place than the ocean to generate emissions-free power. Why did it take us so long?
Yes, Gas Is Cheap. You Should Still Buy a Hybrid.Americans have started buying less efficient cars again. Horrible move.
Take My Solar Panel, Please!San Antonio just announced a brilliant new business model for renewable energy.
Fuel IntentionsAmerican industry wastes insane amounts of gas by burning it off. It doesn’t have to.
Vroom for Improvement“Start-stop” technology shuts down car engines at stoplights to save gas. It’s coming to America.
The Miracle of SolarCityElon Musk’s Tesla and SpaceX are impressive. But the solar company he founded with his cousins could be transformational.
The Real Solyndra ScandalIt’s that no one’s noticed the enormous success of the government program behind it.
Why Solar Energy Is Fleeing NevadaBecause states have the power to turn a very good deal into a very bad one.
Sorry, Skiers. New England’s Warm Winter Is Great News.Homeowners in the Northeast are saving crazy amounts of money heating their homes.
Bill Gates Isn’t a Climate SaviorHe wants to throw billions at the threat of global warming. That’s not the way to beat it.
Is America Walking Away From Nuclear Power?It’s cheap, reliable, emissions-free—and struggling to keep up.
Even Appalachia Is Walking Away From CoalWhy the Tennessee Valley Authority is about to retire a massive chunk of its coal-burning plants.
The Night They Drove the Price of Electricity DownWind power was so plentiful in Texas that producers sold it at a negative price. What?
Coal Companies Are Hurting. But the Coal Industry Is Not Dying.Climate hawks must realize that bankruptcies aren’t the way to a lower-carbon future.
Wind Energy Is Having a Railroad MomentHow do you get wind power captured in Oklahoma to consumers in Tennessee? By evoking the industrial revolution.
Israeli Solar Warms UpThe country has embraced technological innovation—except in renewable energy. Is that finally changing?
Don’t Laugh at Solar-Powered AirplanesYes, they’re stunt vehicles. But they could transform aviation in more ways than you think.
Green PrivilegeThe wealthy don’t need taxpayer-funded perks for buying electric cars. They get them anyway.
What Trucks Can Learn From BicyclesAnd why a Silicon Valley firm thinks that will save them money and gas.