Understand how alternative energy and renewable resources are changing our world, from geothermal to nuclear.
Grant Thompson likes to take things apart to see how they work. Watch how he turned an old rear-projection television into a solar death ray powerful enough to burn concrete.
Going on a trip? Your concern for the planet doesn't have to take a vacation when you do.
BETTER WAYS TO MAKE AND USE ELECTRICITY
Creating an electric field through an electrode to charge dust particles and then magnetically repelling them could improve solar cells' efficiency.
The $2 billion 'Energy Security Trust,' funded by U.S. oil and gas royalties, would fund research into cleaner fuels for cars, trucks and other vehicles.
Scotland is hoping to leverage its extensive experience in North Sea oil and gas drilling to become the leader in the offshore wind industry. Here's why they stand a pretty good chance of succeeding.
Saudi Arabia aims to produce 54 gigawatts of clean energy by 2032, more than half of today's global solar production.
Alternative energy manufacturers hope that new technologies, including storage for solar energy, will turn the industry around.
An interview with Solar Mosaic founder Billy Parish on the power of crowdfunding in the clean energy revolution.
Plagued by a string of setbacks in recent months, the oil giant says it will 'pause' its offshore drilling program in the Arctic Ocean at least until next year.
Certain people are looking for the same kind of green they’ve always sought — the green of dollar bills.
If you're thinking about replacing utilities with solar panels, you'll need to do some research and take some considerations into account first.
Social entrepreneur Juan Fermín Rodriguez needs your help to bring his innovative solar technology and business model to poor rural Guatemalan families.
The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a proposal to ship hydraulic fracturing wastewater on the Ohio River.
The Berkeley-trained, Nobel-winning physicist is planning a return to academia as well as California, but says he'll stay on at the DOE for a few more weeks.
Organic solar cells are made with carbon, oxygen and nitrogen and are cheaper to make, lighter and more flexible than the traditional silicon cells.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.