Data-heavy smart meters have forced utilities to consider ways to better serve customers with such data. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.
Two little boxes vex Andy Frank: "username" and "password"...Read more
Kate Brandt speaking at the 2016 SXSW Eco conference in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Diego Donamaria
Google’s sustainability officer Kate Brandt outlines the company’s wide-range interest in sustainable fishing, green buildings and renewable energy...Read more
A man holds onto a yield sign after trying to swim out to help a truck driver who was stranded in floodwater from Hurricane Matthew in Hope Mills, N.C., Oct. 9, 2016. Image: Mike Spencer/AP
Flooding is worsening in parts of North Carolina, as water that fell in inland parts of the state and neighboring Virginia slowly pushes southeastward toward the Atlantic Ocean. More than 1,000 people still need rescuing as rivers crest at their highest recorded levels in multiple locations...Read more
Attendees walk past a portrait of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as they arrive for a rally in Miami, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. CREDIT: AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
After two debates miss the mark, Clinton takes talk on climate into her own hands...Read more
An oil drilling rig is seen in North Dakota. Estimates of global emissions of methane, a global warming gas more potent than carbon dioxide, from fossil fuel industry activities have been underestimated by global databases, according to a new analysis. Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
The exhaustive global study found emissions from oil, gas and coal sites are between 20 and 60 percent higher than many earlier estimates...Read more
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DELHI — A thrill goes down Lane 12, C Block, Kamalpur every time another working-class family brings home its first air-conditioner. Switched on for a few hours, usually to cool a room where the whole family sleeps, it transforms life in this suffocating concrete labyrinth where the heat reached 117 degrees in May...Read more
Sixth in a 10-part weekly series. The Politics of US looks at polarizing topics to help deepen understanding of the issues – and respect for those with differing views. This installment examines why the partisan divide on climate change has widened in recent years.
Climate change is already causing sea levels worldwide to rise, and we can only expect this trend to continue...Read more
Audience member Ken Bone asked: “What steps will your energy policy take to meet our energy needs, while at the same time remaining environmentally friendly and minimizing job loss for fossil power plant workers?”