For their own selfish reasons the Saudis may inadvertently be helping the world avoid the worst consequences of climate change.
Investments are falling and jobs vanishing in the American solar sector. New tariffs on imports are blamed.
With their global reach and financial resources, transnational companies say they are ushering in a sustainable future. But a new book says that trusting them to do that is like trusting arsonists to be firefighters.
The administration approves fees on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers.
In one of the world’s sunniest countries, the government remains lukewarm about its potential to harness solar energy, despite the plummeting costs of doing so.
Renewables continue to take the world by storm, which is good news for the climate.
With China and India increasingly dedicated to pushing greener cars, the Asian market may drive the whole industry in that direction much faster than anyone expected.
Writer Ted Rall argues that, if debates are "graded on a curve," the Republican candidate did better than the Democrat on Monday night; vegetarianism might be beneficial to the planet, but it could negatively impact the lives of millions if practiced worldwide; meanwhile, more affordable solar panels have changed investors' minds about fossil fuels. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Florida is No. 3 in the country for solar potential but No. 18 in installations, largely because of nefarious dirty tricks by the carbon moguls.