Daniel Gross

Daniel Gross is a longtime Slate contributor. His most recent book is Better, Stronger, Faster. Follow him on Twitter.

Oct. 13 2014 6:30 PMThe Coal ParadoxThe current business case for carbon sequestration? Burning coal to make oil.
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AMGoing PrivateTo undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
Sept. 22 2014 12:07 PMDivestment Isn’t the AnswerTo destroy demand for fossil fuels, universities can do a lot better than just selling some stocks.
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Sept. 5 2014 12:18 PMFurtherForget Tesla. If you really want to reduce vehicle emissions, it’s unglamorous buses, not flashy sedans, that need to go electric.
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Aug. 28 2014 7:53 AMAlaska Is a Petrol StateBut it doesn’t act like one.
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Aug. 14 2014 10:59 AMPartly SunnyAmerica is making lots of solar energy. What’s holding it back from making solar panels?
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Aug. 6 2014 8:12 AMHow Ontario Won the War on CoalIt didn’t even need a carbon tax or cap and trade.
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July 24 2014 5:19 PMRussia Is Europe’s Gas StationAnd that’s why you won’t see European leaders calling for action against Putin.
July 17 2014 11:26 AMKosher ChineseWhat I learned about globalization when I spotted an Orthodox Jew on a plane to Wuhan.
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July 9 2014 6:51 PMAmerica Will Likely Close Out 2014 as the World’s Reigning Oil ChampionAnd at the same time we’re pumping more, we’re using less—and using it more intelligently.
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June 27 2014 12:00 PMThinking LocalAre fuel cells the solution to American cities’ energy woes?
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June 19 2014 10:22 AMCan China Be Green?Believe it or not, there’s a case to be made that the nation can develop a low-carbon economy.
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June 2 2014 1:56 PMEPA to Energy Industry: Stop Being So Lazy!The new emissions rule is a kick in the pants that will lead to long-term economic benefits.
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May 29 2014 10:16 AMLittle Sovereign Wealth Fund on the PrairieNorth Dakota has oceans of oil money. But don’t expect skyscrapers in Bismarck.
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May 20 2014 4:43 PMIn for the Long HaulA Massachusetts startup finds a big audience for hybrids.
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Oct. 7 2014 5:10 PMKnocked OutHow do you sell customers on solar energy? Hawk it door to door.
Sept. 30 2014 10:44 AMBull---- MarketAmerica is overlooking a plentiful renewable resource: animal manure.
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Sept. 12 2014 3:40 PMFord’s Big GambleIt’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.
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Sept. 3 2014 1:25 PMPalo Alto’s Electric Supply Is 100 Percent Carbon-NeutralCan other cities follow its example?
Aug. 19 2014 3:01 PMThe War on Coal in the American MidwestOne of the nation’s biggest power producers is aggressively ramping down its reliance on coal.
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Aug. 8 2014 7:49 AMFlywheel of FortuneBeacon Power was just another failed recipient of a Department of Energy loan. Now it’s roaring back.
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July 30 2014 4:41 PMBeyond Energy EfficiencyWe’re not just reducing demand for electricity—we’re destroying it.
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July 21 2014 11:20 AMFörbränning for All!The sensible Swedes burn a lot of their garbage. Why can’t we?
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July 15 2014 5:12 PMHas Flying Become More Eco-Friendly Than Driving?It depends on the traveler.
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July 1 2014 10:51 AMThe Other Sunshine StateNorth Carolina is an environmental nightmare—except when it comes to solar.
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June 23 2014 7:14 PM“Almost Everything It Wanted”A slight setback at the Supreme Court doesn’t change the fact that we’re winning the war on carbon pollution.
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June 5 2014 4:07 PMThe Efficiency ExpertsAutomakers have made huge progress on emission standards, without harming the industry.
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May 30 2014 11:25 AMWhy Is Puerto Rico Burning Oil to Generate Electricity?It’s completely insane.
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May 22 2014 3:53 PMPoisoned GasThe $400 billion China–Russia deal reveals a lot about the two countries’ pathologies.
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May 16 2014 7:37 AMThe War on Coal Is Heating UpAnd the aggressors are winning.



The World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse

An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 23 2014 10:30 AM Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 8:51 AM The Male-Dominated Culture of Business in Tech Is Not Great for Women
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 23 2014 11:08 AM Seeing the Familiar in Black and White
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.