Understand how alternative energy and renewable resources are changing our world, from geothermal to nuclear.
Wind entrepreneur Dale Vince used to live on a bus. Now he's one of Britain's richest men, and he has big plans to transform his country.
Study finds big gains in energy savings simply by telling subjects their consumption was being observed.
BETTER WAYS TO MAKE AND USE ELECTRICITY
In today's round of fact or fiction, we take a look at solar panels.
Dye-sensitized solar cells already have many potential advantages over silicon. Now they may heal themselves, too.
Are we exporting our high energy consumption habits?
The heat from the sun heats up metal oxides that in turn release oxygen atoms that mingle with steam. Hydrogen molecules can then be captured and stored.
Installation of the new White House solar panels began last week.
It would require money and ingenuity, but scientists think it is feasible to turn greenhouse emissions from power plants into yet more electricity.
Sun-powered sprawl could result in a dramatic reduction in carbon emissions, long term energy security and a reduction in city pollution.
Aging pipelines leak dangerous amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Massive wind farm is Britain's latest entry in the move away from fossil fuels.
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to acquire NV Energy, and Sen. Harry Reid wants to help.
The unusual gag order case affects two Pennsylvania children, ages 7 and 10.
These aren't your father's turbines. They can create more electricity at lower wind speeds and also do a better job of analyzing and predicting the supply of wind energy.
With the government approval of fracking in many states, along with steady growth in wind and solar energy, 2012 saw the highest rate of alternative energy sources in the United States.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.