On Sept. 8, the climate clock turned red at Berlin's Mercator Research Institute, signaling that humanity had emitted so much carbon into the atmosphere that it could no longer fend off a [...]
Southern Company and its partners have reached a deal to keep building two new nuclear reactors at the Vogtle site in Georgia. Investors should stick with the Southern and buy its stock.
The Trump administration is proposing to rollback regulations pertaining to mercury regulations, which is part of its larger battle to make coal power relevant again. Utilities, though, have [...]
Having discovered surprising reasons why nuclear power plants are more expensive in the West, a new MIT study offers a prescription for lowering those costs.
Nuclear reactors can cost twice as much in the United States and Europe than in Asian countries where the industry is flourishing, according to an analysis from the Massachusetts Institute of [...]
By emphasizing temperature goals, it's relatively easy for nations to appear to be doing more to address climate change than they really are, and harder for the public to discern the shortfall.
Automakers and utilities are forging ties to facilitate more electric vehicles and advanced technologies to reduce CO2 emissions. They are joining institutional investors with the hope that the [...]
When Hurricane Florence came ashore, it didn’t just knock out power to a half million homes and businesses. It also jarred lose about 2,000 cubic yards of coal ash in Duke Energy’s territory. What now?
In response to Trump’s proposed tariffs, China has said it would hit America’s LNG and crude oil exports. That would hurt, given that China is becoming the world’s biggest importer of those fuels [...]
The global energy picture keeps evolving and stressing low carbon fuels — a dynamic that is forcing today’s dominant electricity sources to re-invent themselves. By mid Century, coal’s influence [...]