Articles by Todd Woody
Todd Woody is a California-based environmental journalist who focuses on ocean issues.
How scientists are using drones to fight the next big oil spill
Drones and sensors deployed off the Florida coast will help predict the impact of the next Deepwater Horizon, if there has to be a next one.
Five charts that explain the great energy shift
Or, the rise of fracking and the decline of coal.
Report: Homebuyers willing to pay premium for solar
Okay, I’m a little slow on the uptake on this but I’ve been pursing a recent report from Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory on the effect of installing a rooftop solar array on the sale price of homes in California. (It makes for dense reading and unless you’re really into “hedonic pricing models” and “difference-in-difference model,” you […]
On Coachella’s solar stage
It was a sunny year at the 2011 Coachella Music Festival, and the stage is set for the town’s new concentrating photovoltaic farm.Photo: Paige K. ParsonsAn interesting solar development got buried by Thursday’s big news that French fossil fuel conglomerate Total had agreed to acquire a majority stake in SunPower, the Silicon Valley photovoltaic panel […]