There are precedents regarding power generation and ethanol but no nation has ever achieved as comprehensive and dramatic this fast.
An Obama administration veteran offers some insights from his experience about driving massive increases in clean energy.
Burning natural gas produces less greenhouse gases than coal or oil. But the methane emissions associated with natural gas production and liquefaction threaten to erode its environmental benefits.
Bill C-69 will slow down Canada's efforts to transition to a decarbonized and sustainable economy.
The spread of ride-hailing services and autonomous vehicles will lead to higher energy demand, a study finds. Electric vehicles and a much cleaner grid are the only way to avoid more emissions.
A new law provides flexibility in terms of how the state can meet this new target for the electricity it consumes.
As EVs make more inroads, giving tenants somewhere to plug in their cars could become a selling point.
What if the world really got serious about meeting global climate goals? Doing the math on current emissions and the pace of energy transitions shows how quickly fossil fuels need to be phased out.
How fast can the US transition to clean energy and with what energy sources? Here's why an impassioned debate among energy wonks matters to the rest of us.
The digital world is taking more and more space in our lives... and dramatically increasing electrical use. It’s a serious problem given the urgent need fight climate change.
No energy source is perfect, but solar and wind have a much lower health and environmental footprint than fossil fuels, a study finds. Biopower, though, is a mixed bag.
Presidential candidates need to talk more about energy and address a tough question: what does the government do well on energy policy and what it should stay out of?
Electric vehicles could cover the daily energy needs of nearly 90 percent of personal cars in the U.S., analysis shows
Can nuclear power plants like California Diablo Canyon be replaced without greatly raising emissions? It's an open question.
To meet global climate change targets, agriculture needs an array of innovations and money to get farmers around the world to adopt new practices.
Phasing out fossils fuels would go a long way to stopping dangerous climate change – but it might be harder than we thought.
From an economic point of view, low-carbon plans in rapidly urbanising areas can have massive benefits for East African cities.
American consumers just aren't prioritizing fuel efficiency in a time of low gasoline prices. Is there a way to reverse the trend and make progress on climate change?
The process of decarbonisation is a complex one for South Africa, as most its power supply comes from coal.
The next president will have little power to slow the growth of renewable energy, sliding oil prices or coal's decline.