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Do we have the political will to decarbonize our energy systems? Rachel Kyte and others came to Penn to discuss how to make this ambition a reality.
Investors advocate for IEA’s World Energy Outlook to push for more climate action and be transparent on the limits to negative emissions.
Japan is betting big on hydrogen in the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics. Will this be the moment that hydrogen proves itself to be a viable solution to the energy challenges of the 21st century?
Barcelona is taking streets back from cars and creating walkable, mixed-use public spaces, or “superblocks.” Its plan is insanely ambitious. I went to see how it’s going.
As the demand for energy grows, there is a need for more reliable and cleaner sources of energy. A recent panel explored the state of today’s energy storage.
At a conference in San Juan, thought leaders gather to discuss innovation amidst crisis.
$68 million will now go towards commercial deployment of direct air capture of atmospheric CO2. It is a huge step forward, but will barely make a dent in global demand for negative emissions.
New carbon pricing initiatives in Washington set ambitious price targets that may not fly in the current political climate. Existing cap and trade markets may show what pricing will work.
In Russia, Novatek's success in liquid natural gas is tied to smart moves and serendipity.
As much as global warming is to blame for PG&E’s financial woes, state policy is equally responsible.