Federal funding for clean technology is poised to dry up by the end of 2014. What new and better investments should we be making in cleantech? A new report has some great ideas.
If you’ve ever watched water drip out of a window a/c unit, you’ve seen the operating principle of Eole Water’s new wind turbine in action.
Electricity generation from coal and nuclear fell in the last few years, while wind power generation skyrocketed. But policies like the production tax credit are still needed to help wind compete.
Solar panels don’t put themselves up. Houses don’t retrofit themselves. Farmers markets don’t run themselves. Green projects could give the economy a major boost, Van Jones argues in his new book.
Every year fossil fuels get six times as much money in subsidies from the U.S. government — i.e. you, the taxpayer — than renewable energy.
Data visualization wizards Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg have devised a real-time map of wind speeds in the U.S., and it beats the pants off spiky cold fronts, happy suns, and whatever else they’re putting on weather maps these days. It’s simple, …
For many people, the opera is just a chance to nap in a $300 chair under a $1,500 chandelier while wearing $2,000 worth of clothes. But one opera festival in the U.K. is making sure that its extravagance is at …
Sorry, not that Al Gore. It’s a different Al Gore. But he’s still worried about climate change.
Nathan Myhrvold responds to follow-up questions about his paper that found that the transition to carbon-free energy must begin immediately.