A sobering new study finds that the world's biggest industries burn through $7.3 trillion worth of free natural capital a year. And it's the only reason they turn a profit.
There's a titanic gulf between what we say ought to be done about climate change and what we are doing. For a great example, look at the shipping industry.
San Antonio's municipal utility wants to slash the subsidy it provides for rooftop solar power, which would be bad news for the fledgling solar-installation industry.
Here's a clear and comprehensive overview of the U.S. electricity system -- utilities, transmission, regulations, all of it -- in convenient slideshow form.
Distributed power threatens to send utilities into a death spiral. Naturally, they would like to slow it down. Is there any way for distributed energy and utilities to get along? Maybe!
Rooftop solar panels and other distributed-energy tools will radically shake up the power sector, according to an unusually frank report from a utility trade group.
In McDonough's new book "The Upcycle," he and Michael Braungart think big about how we can remake society -- not to be less bad but to be really good.
If we had spent $3.9 trillion on building renewables instead of fighting in Iraq, we could be generating around half of our electricity from clean power today.
NV Energy has been shamed and embarrassed by the Reid Gardner coal plant one too many times. Now the utility has decided to get out of the coal game entirely.