Back to the land no more?: The ecomodernists say we should decouple from nature
November 13, 2015, 1:54 p.m. by Sami Grover
Big, efficient cities. High-tech mega farms. And a new generation of nuclear power. That's how to save nature, says a new manifesto.
Spanish island first to be powered only by wind, water
May 23, 2014, 9 a.m. by Josh Lew
El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands, is becoming energy self-sufficient by relying solely on wind turbines and hydroelectricity.
Ghana-based renewable energy startup acquired in an estimated 7-figure deal
February 6, 2014, 10:33 a.m. by Shea Gunther
Impact Energies sells and leases solar panel systems to people making less than $6 a day in Ghana. The company was recently acquired by Persistent Energy Partners.
From Shard to shoebox: Renzo Piano does micro-housing
June 15, 2013, 1:03 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Renzo Piano, the architect behind Europe's tallest skyscraper, has long been preoccupied with minimalist living. Now, he's completed his first micro-home, a 'technically perfect and aesthetically attractive refuge' named Diogene.
Solar industry is evolving — and experiencing growing pains
May 8, 2013, 4:14 p.m. by John Platt
A well-known Chinese solar power company has filed for bankruptcy, but this may actually be a sign of health for the industry.
Fracking vs. beer: Does natural gas exploration threaten America's breweries?
February 1, 2013, 12:04 p.m. by John Platt
If fracking techniques pollute water supplies, what will happen to beer production?
Ken Salazar to step down as Secretary of the Interior
January 16, 2013, 10:16 a.m. by John Platt
His office confirms that he will leave his job this March to spend more time with his family.