It can be disruptive or refreshing, and we feel it every single day. But do you ever stop to think what creates wind on our planet?
When something disrupts the smooth, laminar flow of high-altitude winds, your flight might get a little bumpy.
Some of the most powerful offshore wind is over water too deep for a standard wind turbine. Engineers found a way around the problem.
Atmospheric dust storms often follow wildfires and have serious impacts on human health and ecology.
Storm Fiona caused a lot of property damage and erosion on the Canadian coast. But its effects are also felt in the depths of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
India’s international climate pledge could set the tone for other emerging economies for a decade.
To put the $370 billion in subsidies to work, the US needs to build new infrastructure and manage a lot of regulatory hurdles.
The US is a latecomer to offshore wind development, but President Biden has set big goals for expanding it. The Gulf of Mexico has good conditions and a large offshore energy industry.
While a US transition to renewable energy by 2030 is possible, streamlined policies with clear goals and incentives are necessary to get there, says an industrial engineering professor.
An economist explains coal power’s rise and fall in charts.
A climate scientist looks at what works and some popular ideas that aren’t as cheap or effective as people hope.
The test facility in Miami helps building designers prevent future storm damage. With the warming climate intensifying hurricanes, engineers are planning a new one with 200 mph winds and storm surge.
Fire season is getting longer, and the result is transforming iconic desert ecosystems. The start to 2022 has been so dire, one governor called for a federal disaster declaration.
You can’t photograph the inside of a twister, but radar offers some clues.
The regionalism that fuels the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is also found in U.S. attitudes about energy production, a new study shows. That could have repercussions for the renewable energy transition.
The direction a beach faces, relative to wind direction, largely determines how many bluebottles are pushed to shore.
Dry, windy conditions have fueled destructive wildfires in Texas, Florida and other states in 2022. Understanding these terms can help people in fire-risk areas prepare.
Renewable energy is expanding at a record pace, but still not fast enough. Here are the key areas to watch for progress in bringing more wind and solar into the power grid in 2022.
Forecasters described it as a ‘historical weather day.’ An atmospheric scientist who was at the heart of the storms explains what happened.
Researchers are uncovering how microplastic particles are carried in wind, rain and snow to remote regions of our planet.