Ramping up fossil power sources is no longer a good option in an energy-supply crisis. Bring in the weather forecasters.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~5 min
Despite Boris Johnson's newfound enthusiasm for offshore wind farms, the UK risks going backwards on wind power capacity.
Oct. 12, 2020 • ~6 min
Remembering Mario Molina, Nobel Prize-winning chemist who pushed Mexico on clean energy -- and, recently, face masks
Molina, who died on Oct. 8, 'thought climate change was the biggest problem in the world long before most people did.' His research on man-made depletion of the ozone layer won the 1995 Nobel Prize.
Oct. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
More than 80% of the world's offshore wind blows further from land than conventional wind farms can reach.
July 20, 2020 • ~7 min
The US is gradually shifting to lower-carbon energy sources, but the COVID-19 pandemic, an oil price crash and a likely recession are big speed bumps.
March 31, 2020 • ~8 min