Dec 17, 2013 Strip mines in the Powder Ridge Basin of Wyoming and Montana are isolated and out of sight. Their efforts to expand exports of coal to Asia are making them more visible.
Nov 12, 2013 The aging grid's main protection against attack is that it's too sprawling and complicated to all go down at once.
Nov 11, 2013 At MIT, a scientist is studying sea snails, and say they hold the key to "biologically inspired processing."
Nov 4, 2013 They charge up hundreds of times faster than a battery, never wear out and need replacing, and they don’t care about temperature extremes.
Oct 28, 2013 Marketplace checks back in with Austin Golding, co-owner of Golding Barges Line in Mississippi.
Oct 23, 2013 Britain has just approved construction of its first new nuclear power plant in 20 years.
Oct 22, 2013 The fracking boom is bringing in a surge of development -- and tax revenue -- to North Dakota. Now conservationists have a plan use some of that growth to protect the environment.
Oct 14, 2013 How did the 1973 oil crisis convince Americans to reduce energy consumption?
Sep 20, 2013 The Environmental Protection Agency's is issuing new limits on emissions by coal-burning plants that new plants will need advanced carbon-capture technology to comply.
Aug 27, 2013 Widely reported: your smartphone uses the same amount of electricity as two refrigerators. Why some ideas stick around, true or not.