Cover enough ground with wind turbines and solar panels and you change the local climate, green the desert and could even boost the Sahara’s rainfall.
Five of the world's largest solar installations are under construction there, and a sixth is in the pipeline.
Republicans who for years have voted against subsidies for solar and wind power are now eager to have government subsidize coal. Meanwhile, China’s success in renewables grows.
The nuclear power industry faces a crisis that could create thousands of new "green" jobs, offsetting some losses from the president's solar panel tariff.
Amid improving technology and plunging costs for wind, solar and other renewables, the energy picture is shifting in many countries.
Sun-fueled flight is now at least theoretically possible, new experiments show—but scientists have a long way to go before carbon-neutral aircraft actually fly.
The Trump strategy of slapping penalties on alternative technologies and giving fossil fuels subsidies has a very limited shelf life.
Disasters fueled by global warming are the "new normal." Figuring out how to avoid the next one must be a top priority for all of us.
For starters, the solar energy sector now employs more people than Apple, Google and Facebook combined.
In remote parts of India and Nepal, female entrepreneurs bring electricity to their villages.