"Engineers are really good at making things better, but they can't make them better than the laws of physics permit."
Many politicians who want to ban gas-powered vehicles appear to misunderstand the science.
Brayton Point was a coal-fired plant that tried to clean up its act. Protesters and politicians demanded its closure. A new offshore wind project won't be sufficient to replace it.
Global temperature to rise to around 2.2°C above the pre-industrial average by 2100.
Campaign promises about green energy often obscure real-world constraints.
So far, Trump's efforts to subsidize his coal cronies have failed.
But doesn't mean ruling out disruptive new energy technologies.
But the war over coal regulation moves on to a new front
West Virginia governor says that Trump is "really interested. He likes the idea."
Millions lost when political influence overrules financial acumen.
A Reason writer returns to his family's home to investigate
The momentum away from fossil fuels and toward renewables is 'undeniable and irresistible' assert activists.
Predictions of Chinese peak coal consumption appear to have been premature
So says the president-elect in an interview this afternoon with the New York Times.
Insurance commish wants companies to "voluntarily" divest from coal
If you're worried about human health, nuclear wins easily over coal.
Trolling for votes by pandering to environmental fundamentalists
Opposing nuclear power is not climate friendly
Is that a good use of New York state taxpayer dollars?
Increase equal to about 70 percent of total U.S. annual coal consumption
Reason warned back in 2011 that environmentalists would oppose cheap natural gas
No regulation is "appropriate" if it does significantly more harm than good, argues majority opinion.
Opponents vow to fight on arguing Obama's Clean Power Plan is unconstitutional.
Smart unsubsidized private investments in renewable power resources might increase the energy independence of the United States
Maybe Congress can't "turn back the clock" on the EPA's lawless Clean Power Plan, but the courts may well do so.
Will China and the rest of the world follow our lead or take a free ride?
Reason's science correspondent sends a first dispatch from the U.N. Climate Change Conference
Knows where her votes are, and they aren't in Washington
Leaders meet with new EPA head