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The climate change conference has been widely panned as a failure. While there is very real cause for concern, it’s worth taking a closer look at what negotiators did, and didn’t, accomplish to understand where the global effort to slow global warming stands.
A few small changes this holiday season can have a positive impact on your energy use and climate footprint.
At a time when the world urgently needs to divest from fossil fuels, does the world’s largest company reveal where investor loyalty really lies?
The falling costs and increasing capacity of lithium-ion battery technology have given rise to a proliferation of grid level energy storage. As prices continue to drop for batteries and other storage technologies, there is a need to create smart ways to pay for their installation and operation.
Commercial airliners pump out 2.5 percent of total global warming gasses and emissions are expected to triple over the coming 20 years. How will the airline industry address its climate impact?
EU leaders have endorsed climate neutrality by 2050 but Poland remained opposed and was granted an exemption, citing mostly economic concerns in a country dominated by coal. Explore the politics behind Poland's opposition.
Through her Kleinman-Birol fellowship at the International Energy Agency, Mary Lim looked closely at Chile’s energy policies and objectives. With COP25 underway, explore how the host country is doing when it comes to their own climate targets.
Despite arguments to the contrary, we have to the tools at hand to get the job of energy transition done.
Could the U.S. introduce a national carbon tax? A variety of carbon pricing legislation has been proposed but due to partisanship none are likely to come to fruition.
Energy Week at Penn highlights the impressive energy research at Penn and demonstrates how the brightest minds can pull together to join science and policy to solve complex issues and navigate an uncertain future.