Science

NASA images reveal a man-made scar in the Amazon so big you can see it from space

There is proof of the Belo Monte Dam project’s impact on the Big Bend, though — from above.

Science

One solar power tweak could be the future of energy production

They could be the power plant of the future.

HORIZONS

How a salt lake in California’s desert could make the U.S. an electric car powerhouse

There’s lithium in that there water.

Science

How one architect’s radical ideas about nature changed American cities forever

Frederick Law Olmsted would have been 200 years old today — his legacy endures.

Science

Why there's still hope for stopping the worst consequences of climate change

Some transformations are widely regarded as bad, including many of those connected to climate change.

Horizons

How a sand-guzzling box could power a future city on the Moon

TerraBox’s solar power technology could solve our energy problems on and off Earth.

Horizons

Tesla Solar Roof: One year on, an owner reveals what it’s really like to live on solar

Elon Musk wants to make your roof your own mini-grid.

HORIZONS

This is when we may finally achieve fusion energy — a Holy Grail of clean power

Humanity needs to transition to clean energy. Could fusion hold the answer? This innovative means of generating electricity is essentially the opposite of nuclear fission.

HORIZONS

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Science

Why space might solve the biggest problem with solar energy

What are the advantages and drawbacks to this technology?

Science

How the Ukraine war destroyed Germany's “bridge” to clean energy

The 'Energiewende' relies on gas as a bridge between a coal-powered past and renewable future.

Innovation

Scientists uncover the secrets of a plastic-destroying enzyme

Chemists unlock the secrets of a plastic-eating bacterium, hoping to harness them for good.

Cybertruck codex

Tesla Cybertruck: Price, specs, release plans for the delayed 2023 EV

See you in 2023?

Innovation

A private company just made a huge breakthrough in nuclear fusion

The feat marks a step toward a new source of clean energy.

Innovation

Engineers reveal a hidden benefit of solar panels in California

The changing climate is bringing hotter, drier weather.

Greenwashing 101

Fossil fuel companies own green rhetoric betrays an ugly truth — analysis

Oil giants aren’t living up to their clean energy promises.