Can U.S. Fracked Gas Save Ukraine?
The conflict over Crimea may prove a last gas…p for Russian energy warfare -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Does Climate Change Stand a Chance against the Oil Boom in U.S. Elections?
Recording-breaking domestic oil production is likely to swamp any effort to inject climate change concerns into the 2014 elections -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Can Methane Leaks from Fracking Be Turned into Valuable Gasoline?
If test plants succeed, waste methane could fuel vehicles—but the conversion may not offer much environmental benefit -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Guest post: Big step taken in second life for EV batteries
by Tali Trigg Japan''s Sumitomo Corporation buys used EV batteries for use in large-scale energy storage The value proposition of electric vehicles (EVs) goes beyond switching an engine block for a... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Americans are buying more efficient cars - in one graph
CAFE standards are working, at least according to a research note from the University of Michigan. The graph below shows the average sales-weighted MPGs by month and model year. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Hydrogen Fuel Cells Might Clean Up Ports
Hawaii has become a hotbed of renewable energy projects, including a fuel cell to power refrigeration in port -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Is Energy Efficiency Finally Reducing the Use of Electricity?
A new report from energy efficiency advocates suggests that those practices might be behind the drop in U.S. demand for electricity -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Radiation Levels Fall after Nuclear Waste Leak in New Mexico
The Department of Energy is preparing to re-enter the deep-underground waste repository to determine the cause of the spike -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A Natural Gas Power Plant with Carbon Constraints-and an Expiration Date
Massachusetts approves the construction of a new power plant to burn natural gas, but only if it reduces emissions over time and shuts down by 2050 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The $6.5-billion in loan guarantees from the U.S. Department of Energy comes amid fading hopes for an industry renaissance -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com