The U.N.'s climate change panel reports that, by 2050, 80 percent of the world's energy could come from renewables. The panel also issued this reassuring news: As long as we fulfill the most ambitious of renewable build-out plans and cut one-third of greenhouse gas, it is possible to keep the planet from nosediving into life-altering, irreversible climate change. So, no pressure.
For starters, you could seriously just turn the effing A/C down.
America's working on that whole clean energy thing, President Obama said this weekend.
But China's getting there faster, surprise surprise.
Japan wants to shut down another vulnerable nuclear plant; the plant's owners aren't exactly down with the idea.
The Obama administration put together a panel to figure out how to make hydrofracking cleaner and safer. The panel will also consider how to make pigs fly.