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Why Wind and Solar Aren't Enough

Both suffer from an intermittency problem. A plausible back-up source is needed—and there's only one.

By William Budinger

Can Batteries Save the Day?

Wind and solar power are great. But eventually the sun sets and the wind stops.

By William Budinger

The future of our species and planet depends on creating a mass social movement motivated by moral arguments, not statistics.

I Am a Carbon Abolitionist

By Eric Beinhocker

A 1908 Lesson in Risk and Reward

What Orville Wright can teach us about solving our clean energy problem.

By William Budinger

The China Battle Has Just Started

History's lesson: The U.S.-China fight will be with us for a long time to come.

By Richard Vague