Daniel Gross

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

The Back End
Dec. 16 2014 12:00 AMSeven Wonders of the Modern WorldA quest to identify the top technological marvels of the contemporary age.
Moneybox
Oct. 13 2014 6:30 PMThe Coal ParadoxThe current business case for carbon sequestration? Burning coal to make oil.
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AMGoing PrivateTo undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
Moneybox
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.
The Juice
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.
The Juice
Aug. 28 2014 7:53 AMAlaska Is a Petrol StateBut it doesn’t act like one.
The Juice
Aug. 14 2014 10:59 AMPartly SunnyAmerica is making lots of solar energy. What’s holding it back from making solar panels?
The Juice
Aug. 6 2014 8:12 AMHow Ontario Won the War on CoalIt didn’t even need a carbon tax or cap and trade.
The Juice
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.
Moneybox
July 17 2014 11:26 AMKosher ChineseWhat I learned about globalization when I spotted an Orthodox Jew on a plane to Wuhan.
The Juice
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.
The Juice
June 27 2014 12:00 PMThinking LocalAre fuel cells the solution to American cities’ energy woes?
The Juice
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.
The Juice
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.
The Juice
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.
The Juice
Oct. 30 2014 4:34 PMSolar FlairHow do you make ray-soaking roof panels a hot investment? By making them a boring one.
The Juice
Oct. 7 2014 5:10 PMKnocked OutHow do you sell customers on solar energy? Hawk it door to door.
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 10:44 AMBull---- MarketAmerica is overlooking a plentiful renewable resource: animal manure.
The Juice
Sept. 12 2014 3:40 PMFord’s Big GambleIt’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.
The Juice
Sept. 3 2014 1:25 PMPalo Alto’s Electric Supply Is 100 Percent Carbon-NeutralCan other cities follow its example?
Moneybox
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.
The Juice
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.
The Juice
July 30 2014 4:41 PMBeyond Energy EfficiencyWe’re not just reducing demand for electricity—we’re destroying it.
The Juice
July 21 2014 11:20 AMFörbränning for All!The sensible Swedes burn a lot of their garbage. Why can’t we?
The Juice
July 15 2014 5:12 PMHas Flying Become More Eco-Friendly Than Driving?It depends on the traveler.
The Juice
July 1 2014 10:51 AMThe Other Sunshine StateNorth Carolina is an environmental nightmare—except when it comes to solar.
The Juice
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.
The Juice
June 5 2014 4:07 PMThe Efficiency ExpertsAutomakers have made huge progress on emission standards, without harming the industry.
The Juice
May 30 2014 11:25 AMWhy Is Puerto Rico Burning Oil to Generate Electricity?It’s completely insane.
The Juice
May 22 2014 3:53 PMPoisoned GasThe $400 billion China–Russia deal reveals a lot about the two countries’ pathologies.

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