Menu
Archive: Energy

14 Apr 2016

Can We Reduce CO2 Emissions And Grow the Global Economy?

by FRED PEARCE
Surprising new statistics show that the world economy is expanding while global carbon emissions remain at the same level. Is it possible that the elusive “decoupling” of emissions and economic growth could be happening? READ MORE

12 Apr 2016

For James Hansen, the Science Demands Activism on Climate

by KATHERINE BAGLEY
Climate scientist James Hansen has crossed the classic divide between research and activism. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he responds to critics and explains why he believes the reality of climate change requires him to speak out. READ MORE

07 Apr 2016

On Fuel Economy Efforts, U.S. Faces an Elusive Target

by MARC GUNTHER
One of President Obama’s signature achievements on climate has been strict standards aimed at improving auto fuel efficiency to nearly 55 miles per gallon by 2025. But credits and loopholes, coupled with low gas prices, may mean the U.S. will fall well short of this ambitious goal. READ MORE

04 Apr 2016

With New Tools, A Focus On Urban Methane Leaks

by JUDITH LEWIS MERNIT
Until recently, little was known about the extent of methane leaking from urban gas distribution pipes and its impact on global warming. But recent advances in detecting this potent greenhouse gas are pushing U.S. states to begin addressing this long-neglected problem. READ MORE

24 Mar 2016

As Electric Cars Stall, A Move To Greener Trucks and Buses

by CHERYL KATZ
Low gasoline prices and continuing performance issues have slowed the growth of electric car sales. But that has not stymied progress in electrifying larger vehicles, including garbage trucks, city buses, and medium-sized trucks used by freight giants like FedEx. READ MORE

See all features in "Energy"

e360 digest

22 Apr 2016: Brazilian Officials Put a Hold on Mega-Dam Project in the Amazon

20 Apr 2016: Entries Invited for Third Annual Yale Environment 360 Video Contest

12 Apr 2016: For James Hansen, the Science Demands Activism on Climate

06 Apr 2016: Half of World Heritage Sites Are Threatened By Industrial Development

29 Mar 2016: As U.S. Oil Production Increases, More Americans At Risk of Man-Made Quakes

18 Mar 2016: Could Bread Mold Help Improve Rechargeable Batteries?

16 Mar 2016: Interview: How to Talk About Clean Energy With Conservatives

15 Mar 2016: Obama Administration Pulls Proposal to Drill in the Atlantic Ocean

11 Mar 2016: Five Years After Nuclear Disaster Fukushima Remains Highly Contaminated

08 Mar 2016: JP Morgan Will No Longer Invest In New Coal Mines, Citing Climate Change


SEARCH


Donate to Yale Environment 360


ABOUT

Menu

SUPPORT E360

Menu

TOPICS

Menu

DEPARTMENTS

Menu

HOME PAGE

Menu