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Mind the Gap!

The steps we need to take to maximize the potential of wind and solar power.

By Bill Budinger

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 Bill Budinger

A 1908 Lesson in Risk and Reward

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

By Bill Budinger

A Very Inconvenient Truth

Renewables can’t meet all our energy needs. Like it or not, we’re going to need more.

By Bill Budinger

How We Blew Our Energy Future

A half century ago, we were going to be carbon free by now. What happened?

By Bill Budinger