Along with “fivedollaragallongas,” the energy watchword for the next few months is: “subsidies.”
An energy-hungry Earth is in need of transformational and sustainable energy solutions, experts say.
The Internet giant thought it could help invent cheap renewable power. That wasn't so easy.
But is the company scaling up its technology too fast? This week, algae-biofuel startup Sapphire Energy announced it has received $144 million in new funding, which brings its total to over $300 million.
A US Geological Survey research team says a remarkable increase in earthquake occurrence in the US in the past decade is “almost certainly man-made.”
The fossil fuel business is wrecking our planet, and we're paying them a multibillion dollar bonus to do it.
Report implicates oil and natural gas drilling, aka fracking
The company, which is less than five years old, has been moving quickly to build a 300-acre algae farm as a large-scale demonstration of its process for making algae oils.
How do you create your own monsters? Over the past month the US and Europe have been telling us they will agree to release oil reserves into the market to drive down prices.
Could this mean better days for electric vehicles?
When you think about how to power a distributed network of environmental sensors, the kind we'll want to have in order to connect the entirety of our physical world to the Internet of Things, the answer is obvious: solar power.
Tesla and new fuel-economy standards have already jump-started battery-powered vehicles.
Ecuador spent about $2.74 billion in fuel subsidies last year, including gas for cooking
Designer microbes regulate their own pathways to optimize fuel production, boosting yields threefold.
A growing body of research suggests that the impact of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill may have been far worse than previously believed
Activists have imposed a de facto moratorium on new coal—and beat the Obama EPA to the punch.
Not taking Total's word for it, enviromental group sends vessel to verify impacts of gas in North Sea exclusion zone
Nuclear Regulatory Commission OKs New Nuclear Plants in South Carolina
A devastating drought consumed nearly all of Texas in 2011, killing livestock, destroying agriculture and sparking fires that burned thousands of homes.
The GOP candidates for president have seized on high gas prices as a line of attack against President Obama, largely saying the answer is more domestic oil drilling.
Activists have imposed a de-facto moratorium on new coal—and beat the Obama EPA to the punch.
Leaked emails report that ambulance drivers are having fuel rationed - as an industry leader described the crisis as "self-inflicted insanity".
The French prime minister has said that there's a “good chance” the United States and Europe will agree to release oil reserves into the market to drive down crude prices, but discussions are still ongoing.
Two major pipeline projects are at present vying to secure future energy supplies to Pakistan, India and China. One originates in Iran while the second one draws on reserves in Turkmenistan.
Andrea Rossi appears to have produced the first working “cold” fusion device, or low energy nuclear reaction (LENR), with his Energy Catalyser (E-Cat) machine; a technology previously declared impossible by the scientific community.
The Environmental Protection Agency made a huge step forward on Tuesday with the announcement of rules limiting greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants—the first rules for power plants, ever.
French gas giant dismissed concerns that the oil rig could explode
Shell's oil spill plan for Beaufort Sea drilling approved, seismic surveys for oil off east coast get OK
In a debate at The Wall Street Journal's ECO:nomics forum, McClendon and Atlas Energy CEO Edward Cohen debated the costs and benefits the fracking revolution have yielded.
BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, gas prices are up again this week.