The U.S. power industry would struggle to meet presidential hopeful Joe Biden's proposed mandate that it become carbon neutral by 2035 without some big breakthroughs in clean energy technology.
With Texas suburbs emerging as a political battleground in the November election, a constellation of conservative groups are arguing that Republican candidates should talk up a wonky issue: Clean energy.
Public understanding of clean energy has not kept up with reality. The popular perception is still that clean energy is virtuous but expensive and unreliable, that it needs special favors to compete in the marketplace.
The state's heat waves, blackouts, and fires - amid a pandemic - offer a warning of our fossil-fuel future.
Big business is not altruistic - corporations exist to maximise profits for shareholders often on very short-term cycles. But the hard-nosed business case for committing to 100% clean energy by 2025 is overwhelming.
Margo T. Oge and Drew Kojak: Biden has an ambitious climate plan, but it needs to do much more to decarbonize the transport sector
Compared to where he stood just a few months ago, Joe Biden has come a long way on climate change.
This spring, with the Democratic nomination locked up, Biden's campaign faced an imperative challenge: to demonstrate to the liberal wing of the party - including skeptical environmental activists - that he was their guy, that he understood the urgency of the problem and that he would craft a transformative plan to meet the moment.
If you want to talk about the inequality in our economy, COVID-19, race, and silent violence in our cities, you need to start with environmental injustice.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.