Daniel Gross
Daniel Gross

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

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July 29 2016 12:38 PMWhy Renewable Power Can Still Be WastefulBecause we’ve incentivized its production—but not the infrastructure to transport it.
Moneybox
July 11 2016 4:27 PMHow the Sierra Club Got Control of a Massive Coal ReserveEnvironmentalists have a new weapon to use against dirty energy: bankruptcy proceedings.
Moneybox
June 24 2016 1:59 PMThe U.K Just Rejected the Very Things It’s Great AtIt invented free trade. It thrived by exporting its services. And now it’s closing the door on them.
The Juice
June 10 2016 12:01 PMAmerica’s Gas Stations Are Running Out of TimeThey’ll soon be as quaint as a bookstore or soda fountain.
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May 27 2016 9:06 AMWind Energy’s Rustic Years Are OverIt used to be alternative. Now it’s corporate, middle-American, and truly ascendant.
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May 6 2016 9:10 AMHow the Elon Musk Economy WorksHis companies are interdependent in ways the U.S. rarely witnesses. Is that dangerous or brilliant?
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April 14 2016 1:52 PMCoal Is Officially a Zombie IndustryYet another major mining company filed for bankruptcy. How long can coal keep lurching?
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April 1 2016 9:00 AMThe Auto Industry Gets ItThanks to cheap gas, Americans are losing interest in efficient, innovative vehicles. Carmakers know better.
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March 18 2016 3:08 PMThe Most Important Light Bulb Deal in the WorldGE just sold 1.4 million LEDs to JPMorgan. That’s because efficient technology is finally becoming an affordable no-brainer.
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Feb. 26 2016 11:36 AMThe Electric Car Revolution Is Finally StartingThey were once held back by their pricy, ineffective batteries. That era’s over.
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Feb. 5 2016 4:47 PMFlicker Off, Flicker OnLED bulbs were once pricey and easy to ignore. They’re about to become the standard. And it will happen very, very quickly.
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Jan. 22 2016 10:05 AMWhy Solar Energy Is Fleeing NevadaBecause states have the power to turn a very good deal into a very bad one.
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Jan. 8 2016 5:51 AMWhy Cheap Gas Isn’t Bad News for Electric CarsBecause much bigger changes are driving the automobile industry.
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Dec. 21 2015 1:27 PMThe 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.
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Dec. 11 2015 12:45 PMOil Is Tanking, and That’s GreatThe financial press says the plummet is a sign of peril. Wrong.
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July 22 2016 12:13 PMThe Folly of Elon Musk’s New Master PlanThe Tesla founder wants to be Steve Jobs. He needs to be Henry Ford.
Moneybox
June 29 2016 7:51 PMNorth America’s Big Energy Goal Is a CinchThe U.S., Canada, and Mexico just agreed to work toward 50 percent clean energy. They’ve already shown how easy it will be.
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June 22 2016 12:25 PMWhy Tesla Wants to Buy SolarCityBecause Elon Musk is a surprisingly old-school kind of industrialist.
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June 3 2016 11:09 AMCould Coal Have Survived by Going Green?While its rivals innovated and iterated, coal stayed stagnant. Now it’s almost too late. 
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May 16 2016 10:56 AMThe Half-Life of America’s Nuclear PlantsNuclear energy is simultaneously making a comeback and fading out slowly.
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April 22 2016 4:03 PM42 Percent of an Electric Car RevolutionI did the math, and that’s what I’m getting out of my plug-in Prius. Not bad.
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April 11 2016 9:54 AMTesla’s Real Innovation Isn’t the Electric CarIt’s the company’s business practices—and they should make a lot of industries very, very nervous.
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March 25 2016 12:19 PMThe Fracking LanesHow the American natural gas revolution will create new routes of international exchange.
Moneybox
March 2 2016 5:58 PMThe CEO Who Died in a Car Crash Wednesday Was Fracking’s Perfect Symbol: Hungry, Brilliant, Tragic
The Juice
Feb. 10 2016 1:40 PMThe Supreme Court Can’t Save CoalThe justices dealt a blow to Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Dirty energy sources are still doomed.
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Jan. 29 2016 9:04 AMPut a Solar Panel on ItHow did a warehouse company become one of America’s leaders in renewable energy? 
Moneybox
Jan. 11 2016 1:57 PMGM May Have Just Changed the Game for Electric Cars. Here’s What It’s Up To.
The Juice
Dec. 29 2015 3:07 PMSorry, Skiers. New England’s Warm Winter Is Great News.Homeowners in the Northeast are saving crazy amounts of money heating their homes.
Moneybox
Dec. 14 2015 1:54 PMThe Paris Agreement Is the Shove the World NeedsNo, it won’t punish countries that shirk their climate commitments. But it will incentivize action in some surprising ways.
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Dec. 9 2015 5:09 PMThe Paris Summit’s Massive ObstacleIn the short term, emerging markets like China and India need their emissions.

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