Apr 19, 2013 The biggest barrier to renewable energy such as solar and wind is storing the electricity it generates. In a university laboratory, a scientist painstakingly re-imagines the battery.
Dec 31, 2012 Under a new California law, it is illegal for employers or admissions officers to require applicants to hand over their social media usernames and passwords.
Dec 26, 2012 A tax credit expires at the end of December. To earn it, wind farm operators have to have their turbines up, running and plugged in.
Dec 25, 2012 Marketplace sustainability reporter Scott Tong shares his predictions on what's next for the United States when it comes to energy, fracking and climate change.
Dec 19, 2012 The International Energy Agency says coal will overtake oil and become the number one fuel within a decade unless government policies change.
Dec 10, 2012 Exports to most countries have long been barred by federal law. As the Department of Energy considers several requests for export licenses, a study says exporting our glut of natural gas would benefit the economy.
Dec 6, 2012 A new government report says that the U.S. should export more of its natural gas to boost the economy, but is there enough demand overseas and how will exportation affect prices at home?
Nov 30, 2012 An effort to build the Western Hemisphere's largest seawater desalination plant faces a crucial test today, as San Diego's regional water agency votes on whether to buy all the water the plant would make.
Nov 26, 2012 As the Kyoto Protocol nears its expiry, leaders from around the world will come together in for the United Nations yearly climate talks to discuss a new global deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions.