Senior Energy Analyst John Rogers of UCS sees collisions everywhere - between the House and Senate, between Democrats and Republicans and between energy and water. Rogers explains why "a clear view of current energy-water collisions can certainly help point us to the fixes there."
A person might wonder how images of a bunch of mirrors in a desert would yield beautiful - and important - photography. Welcome to the work of Jamey Stillings and his online exhibit of photos at the Forward Thinking Museum of the ongoing construction of the Ivanpah Solar project in the Mojave Desert.
You're having dinner with your family or friends when the topic of renewable energy comes up. You start to wax emphatic about the many benefits of clean energy when some Gloomy Gus blurts out "But what do we do when the sun isn't shining and the wind isn't blowing?"
Today is International Women's Day, but we hardly need an excuse to recognize some noteworthy advocates, programs and projects around the world whose mission and achievements improve the lives of women as well as our whole planet's well-being. Cheers!
UPDATE: For many Indian farmers their fantastic ride with all-in guar production came to a jarring halt and carried with it financial ruin. This is just another stop in the uncertain world of fossil fuel extraction, one whose economic model is based on the old "boom-bust."
In a new video produced by Brainvise for the Vote Solar Initiative, renewable energy policies that let you spin your electric meter backwards are explained in a simple, engaging manner through sharp animation.
Momentum is building behind tidal and wave power in the U.S. with a groundbreaking project in New York City - and dozens more in the works - and new reports that wind and waves could power up to 15% of the nation's electricity needs.
For years, opponents of the Indian Point nuclear power plant have faced a tough question: where does the replacement power come from if the plant is shuttered? It’s a fair question even from the perspective of a renewable energy advocate.
Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign has helped put the kibosh on the construction of over 150 new coal-fired power plants and in the process has won a powerful ally for the next phase of their campaign.
David Lochbaum is widely considered one of the top independent authorities on nuclear power in the U.S. At the Union of Concerned Scientists, he monitors safety issues at the nation's nuclear power plants, keeps a close eye on the NRC and is a go-to expert for the government, media and public during breaking events like the 2011 nuclear power plant crisis in Japan.
"When I started, I was sure I would save the college at least my salary," Almashy said. "After I was in the position for a little while, I realized I could save the college the equivalent of my salary every week, at least for the first few years."
Author Steven Halwey talks about salmon recovery, dam politics and his new book "Recovering a Lost River". As recovery efforts fail river stakeholders find themselves pitted against the utilities and the federal government.