For advice about life after graduation, students at Worcester Polytechnic wanted to hear from peak oil scholar Richard Heinberg instead of Exxon’s CEO. Here’s what he told them.
Right now, taxpayers insure the nuclear power industry against the costs of disaster. How can we support safer industries, instead?
The combined devastation of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear plant explosion begs the question: Doesn’t Mother Nature provide enough forces of destruction without humans adding one of our own?
Amy Goodman interviews experts on what the ongoing nuclear disaster really means for Japan—and the rest of the world.
An Appalachian victory in the battle against mountaintop mining.
You've laid off the lights and turned down the heat. How are you staying warm?
On the Atlantic Coast, offshore oil drilling is out—and wind energy is in.
A Kentucky power cooperative had plans to burn more coal. Local residents instead demanded cleaner energy and greater efficiency—and won.
The U.S. moves toward a tipping point for solar energy.
How government and industry are getting behind a new breed of electric cars.
What if Americans could support a clean energy future the way they once supported the U.S. war effort?
What makes teenage brains unique? What happens when people from all walks of life play an alternate reality game to create a better future? Lesson plans from Inside the Teenage Brain and World Without Oil.
On the front lines in the fight against coal
Activists and residents along the 2,000-mile proposed route fear damage to farming, ecosystems, and water from the transport of what has been called the world's dirtiest source of transportation energy.
A pioneering town in Germany pulls off clean, reliable energy with stable prices.