Jul 18, 2013 A heat wave covering the Midwest and Northeast is expected to peak today -- and with it, demand for electricity to power air conditioning. People may be asked to conserve, but power grids expect they'll meet demand.
Jul 15, 2013 Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Jul 12, 2013 Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses two unfolding energy revolutions: the natural gas boom and the rise of renewables.
Jul 2, 2013 What’s the temperature tolerance to fly a plane? At what degree point does the power grid start shutting down?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 25, 2013 A new report predicts rising sea levels and more volatile weather will make more beachfront areas uninsurable.
Jun 25, 2013 President Obama will announce a plan on Tuesday designed to push forward his administration's goals on confronting climate change. Which technologies will get the go-ahead?
Jun 25, 2013 Governments and businesses estimate a Social Cost of Carbon, the cost of damage caused by a ton of carbon emissions.
Jun 18, 2013 We are getting better at predicting the weather. Still, if prediction is half the battle, presentation is the other half.
Jun 11, 2013 Residents of Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and beyond are still wading through high waters today. Severe flooding has led to the deaths of at least 24 people.
Jun 10, 2013 President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have wrapped up their California summit. The big breakthrough of the summit wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade, but on climate change.