For all the economic promise they offer, a fast shift to electric vehicles is likely to have significant geopolitical repercussions
The Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit has compiled a list of large and small countries that have committed to adopting a net-zero emissions goal.
Off-grid, solar power model PayGo is tackling Africa's electricity problem, with similar companies signing up 750 million homes to solar energy on a pay-as-you-go-basis. In addition to be...
The world’s highest weather station was set up by climate science lecturer Tom Matthews and team during National Geographic and Rolex’s 2019 Perpetual Planet Extreme Expedition to Mt. Eve...
Jodie Lutkenhaus, a World Economic Forum Young Scientist, is harnessing the power of organic polymers to develop alternative energy resources.
A new technology produces liquid hydrocarbon fuels exclusively from sunlight and air.
Tackling the world's growing waste problem is no easy task, but China is leading the way, with a massive waste-to-energy plant set to open next year.
As the costs of generating cleaner energy continue to fall, there is growing potential to speed up the transition to a zero-carbon future.
The Internet of Things means we will soon be surrounded by thousands of sensors and devices - they will need batteries that don't need replacing.
Long-term scientific projects like CERN and the European fusion project ITER produce many discoveries in unexpected fields along the way.
While support for coal mining has fallen, other subsidies for coal-fired power have risen substantially, researchers said.
The enthusiasm for the bond also signals a bigger trend: the shift in conservation finance from a niche market to a mainstream, large-scale investment strategy.
By 2024 China will far outstrip any other country for solar panels - this is why.
These animated maps resize each country based on their share of global fossil fuel production.
Hydrogen has been touted by many as the next big thing in alternative energy. It gives off no pollutants when burned and can also be produced easily using electricity from renewable sources.