Apr 8, 2014 — Anthony Alexander, the chief executive of FirstEnergy Corp., says coal and nuclear energy will continue to play a central role in this country's energy future.
Dec 5, 2013 — Under the new plan, each federal agency would have until 2020 to get 20 percent of its power from renewable sources such as solar and wind.
Nov 14, 2013 — Citing stricter environmental regulations and flat demand for power, the nation's largest public utility says it will shutter six in Alabama and replace two in Kentucky with a single natural gas plant.
Nov 12, 2013 — Science, politics and policy often make for a wicked mix, says commentator Adam Frank. Understanding each for what it really is should help put us on the path to making better decisions for our future.
Jun 20, 2013 — The move would not require congressional approval, but it is sure to be controversial. Electric power plants are said to be responsible for nearly 40 percent of greenhouse emissions.
Apr 3, 2013 — We've become more energy efficient in the last five decades, but what does that mean for total energy use? The answer, in two graphics.
Dec 17, 2012 — What role is there for social scientists in addressing climate change? Commentator Tania Lombrozo follows up her interview with Stephan Lewandowsky with some psychologically motivated suggestions.
Dec 3, 2012 — A note from a former White House economist who heard our story on energy independence (and why it wouldn't make gasoline any cheaper)
Nov 26, 2012 — The Bay of Biscay, off Spain's northern coast, is notorious for its huge surf, which has claimed countless lives in shipwrecks over the centuries. Now Spanish engineers have found a way to harness the power of those big waves to produce electricity.
Nov 12, 2012 — Right now the U.S. imports about 20 percent of its energy, but the International Energy Agency predicts a dramatic turnaround. Energy independence, however, doesn't necessarily mean cheap gas.