The federal government says automakers are reducing their vehicles' emissions, but a close look at the numbers shows some red flags amid the good green news.
A Silicon Valley startup run by old-school technologists has invented an energy storage device that could take an entire neighborhood off the grid.
The U.S. government finally faces the fact that we won't be powering our cars with corncobs any time soon.
The search giant makes a big wind energy buy from Buffett's MidAmerican Energy as the industry's future hinges on the extension of a key tax credit.
The country is emerging as an innovator in green tech.
A $100 million fund gives homeowners low-cost loans for energy efficiency upgrades to one of the biggest sources of global warming – their houses.
MIT scientists argue that nukes can be tsunami-proofed by towing them out to to sea.
A California startup is letting anyone invest in loans to let homeowners go solar.
Meet 'photoswitches,' a breakthrough set of materials that act as their own batteries, absorbing energy and releasing it on demand.
Scientists in America's industrial heartland are making automotive metals and fuel in sunshine-powered furnaces.
Also, how did scientists get that sensor onto the bee in the first place?
Could surfing become an Olympic sport thanks to artificial wavemakers?
A new study finds that higher blends of ethanol could cause explosions in nearby buildings after a spill.
The pace of coal-fired power-plant closure is accelerating, thanks to cheap natural gas and environmental regulations.
The United States is set to overtake Germany, long the world's biggest solar power.
A new financial tool lets Wall Street calculate the climate-change risk of investments.
France's Total is hedging against a low-carbon future by investing in solar and biofuels.
Silicon Valley renewable-energy company SolarCity has started installing lithium-ion battery packs to help companies cut their utility bills.
China and India hold the world's fate in their hands as energy use skyrockets in poorer countries.
Researchers are deploying drones and sensors off the Florida coast to predict the impact of the next Deepwater Horizon.