solar power

Solar Power Could Provide Almost One-Third of World's Electricity Within a Few Decades
So stop making fun of it, OK?
September 30, 2014

New reports reveal it could wean us off coal, as long as we take action now.

How Congress Planned To Solve The 1970s Energy Crisis
Representative Mo Udall's ambitious strategy to wean the United States off fossil fuels by the year 2000
August 12, 2014

Hindsight does wonders. Mo Udall, former pro-basketball player turned member of Congress, proposed an ambitious agenda to wean the United States off fossil fuels by the year 2000.

The Multi-Billion Dollar Fight Over Who Owns The Sun
Documenting Santa Clara's 1975 plan to keep the sun a public resource
August 12, 2014

In 1975, Santa Clara fought to make the sun a public resource. Did they succeed? 

The Next Battle in Our Trade War with China
January 21, 2014

Update: Whether the U.S.

Ending Energy Subsidies: Environmental No-Brainer, Political No-Winner.
December 18, 2013

Around the world, energy subsidies are an environmental no-brainer and a political-no winner. But that is going to change.

Companies Are Ditching Environmental Schemes that Can't Pay for Themselves. Good.
December 04, 2013

(Slowly) entering the era of economically sustainable sustainability schemes

A War Over Solar Power Is Raging Within the GOP
November 21, 2013

In Arizona, the son of conservative icon Barry Goldwater is leading an unlikely insurrection against big electric utilities