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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

A 1908 Lesson in Risk and Reward

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

By William Budinger

A Very Inconvenient Truth

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

By William Budinger

How We Blew Our Energy Future

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

By William Budinger