Solving Energy Poverty Need Not Trash the Atmosphere
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 19 hours ago
Filling the modern energy void in poor households creates only a small rise in global warming pollution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Whistleblower Who Exposed White House Tampering with Climate Science Dies
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 23, 2014
Rick Piltz passed away last Saturday. He spent decades working in the federal government and state government in Texas, and was a prominent whistleblower during the Bush administration. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Cheap Solar Power Becomes Employee Perk
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 23, 2014
Some companies have begun to offer discounted rooftop solar panels as a worker benefit -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Science of Monster Storms
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 22, 2014
Extreme weather events are nothing new, but they appear to be gaining strength. Scientists have risked life and limb to help us better understand—and better survive—these storms -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Solar Home Owners Battle Their Electric Companies
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 22, 2014
The growing popularity of rooftop solar power spurs a utility backlash -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Big Utilities Push into Booming Home Solar Market
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 22, 2014
By Nichola Groom (Reuters) - For years, the utilities responsible for providing electricity to the nation have treated residential solar systems as a threat. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Motor Chills EV Drivers'' Anxiety about Going the Distance
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 22, 2014
An air-conditioned cabin is the best way to drop a car''s fuel efficiency on a hot day. This is true of electric vehicles (EV) as much as it is for gas-guzzlers. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Sage Grouse and Oil Drilling Can Co-Exist, Says New Report
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 21, 2014
Conservation groups and energy-development companies have been at odds the last few years over an odd, dancing bird called the greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus). -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Science of Monster Storms
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 21, 2014
Extreme weather events are nothing new, but they appear to be gaining strength. Scientists have risked life and limb to help us better understand—and better survive—these storms -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Bottling the Sun''s Power on Earth
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, October 19, 2014
A breakthrough in fusion could solve the world''s energy problems, but remains improbable. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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