Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

Utility bosses see change coming, look to clean and distributed energy

A survey of utility execs also finds that a majority of them support Obama's power-plant rules or think they should be strengthened.

Winter's Boner

We are literally breaking polar bear penises now

It seems we shall spare the polar bear no indignity: PCB pollution is weakening the species' penis bone.

Climate & Energy

Are extreme blizzards the new normal?

Here's what climate science says about historic storms.

Politics

We can’t have resilience without justice

When trust is missing, communities don't come together in times of crisis. We need to build trust to be resilient to the shocks of the future.

Business & Technology

19 tweets that explain how we’re stifling electricity innovation

A rant about the abysmal state of innovation and progress in the U.S. electricity sector.

Climate & Energy

No, GOP hopefuls, the blizzard doesn’t mean climate change is a hoax

Weather is not climate.

Climate & Energy

We can solve climate change, but it won’t be cheap or easy

Climate modeling often shows that it's possible to decarbonize at low cost. But "possible" is a long way from practical, or likely.

Climate & Energy

Al Gore is still kicking butt as a climate warrior

He's reviving Live Earth. He's telling truths to the 1%. He sticks up for the 350 ppm goal. He bashes Keystone. Gore is a global rock star.

Climate & Energy

India and U.S. agree on some energy deals — but no emission cuts

The two countries will work together to expand nuclear and solar power, but they aren’t saying anything about curbing coal or CO2.