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Study Shows Climate Change Will Hinder Aircraft Takeoffs in Years Ahead

Extreme heat over the next several decades will make it more difficult for full planes to get off the ground, requiring airlines to offload fuel, cargo and at times even passengers...

California Pushes Forward Bill That Will Make the Entire State Run on 100% Clean...

The California Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee approved Senate Bill 100, taking an important step towards setting a statewide goal of moving to 100% clean, renewable energy. SB100 establishes a bold new...
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This Engineer Is Using Old Cell Phones to Stop Illegal Logging in Rainforests

On a 2011 hike through the Indonesian rainforest, Topher White stumbled across a rogue logger cutting down a tree. The man was working just a short distance from the ranger station,...

Why a Warming Arctic Could Cause Colder Winters in the US

When a U.S. Republican senator threw a snowball onto the Senate floor in late February of 2015, he used it to underscore his belief that human-made climate change was an alarmist...
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RE100 Reaches 100 Companies Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

RE100, the global initiative committed to 100% renewable electricity, now boasts 100 companies from around the world all committed to the goal of securing 100% of their electricity needs from renewable...

Interview with the Man Who Coined “Global Warming” and His Warnings for the Future

The oceanographer Wallace Smith Broecker is the man who coined the term “global warming,” way back in 1975, in a paper called “Climate Change: Are We on the Brink of a...

IBM Giving $200 Million in Super Computer Resources to Help Tackle Climate Change

IBM on Monday pledged the equivalent of $200 million in computing resources, cloud services and weather data to help scientists research climate change and explore ways to mitigate its effects. The company...

Shell Plans to Spend $1 Billion a Year on Clean Energy by 2020

Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to spend as much as $1 billion a year on its New Energies division as the transition toward renewable power and electric cars accelerates. “In some parts...

New Study Shows 71% of Global Emissions Comes from Only 100 Companies

A relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold the key to tackling climate change. Just 100 companies have been the source of more than 70% of the...

Apple to Build $1 Billion Denmark Data Center, Powered on 100% Renewables

Apple Inc said Monday it will spend 6 billion Danish crowns ($921 million) on a new data center in Denmark, its second in the Nordic country to run entirely on renewable...

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