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Why the Green New Deal Should Leave Out Nuclear

Nuclear power is simply too risky and complicated to supply our country's energy.

GE Is Building the World's Largest Wind Turbine

The turbine stands almost as tall as the Eiffel Tower.

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Texas Could Go Totally Renewable, Study Finds

The state's geography could easily harness tons of wind and solar.

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Bill Gates Nuclear Company Stops Construction
Gates cites the Trump Administration's aggressive stance for having …
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EPA Wants To Change Coal Plant Mercury Regulations
Critics say that it could hurt one of the most effective regulations…
How Transformers Can Explode
On December 27th, transformers at a ConEd substation in Astoria, Queens exploded, casting an eerie blue light over New York City. Here'…
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The U.S. Just Finalized The Largest Offshore Wind Sale in the Nation's History

A small region in New England could generate enough energy to power 1.5 million homes.

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We Might Not Have Enough Materials for All the Solar Panels and Wind Turbines We Need

We'll need to be mining a dozen times as many metals to meet demand for wind turbines and solar panels by 2050.

Behind The Scenes At CERN The World's Largest Particle Physics Laboratory
The Large Hadron Collider Is Going Offline So It Can Become More Powerful

They want the world's largest accelerator bigger than ever before.

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The Weird-Looking Gribble Worm Could Hold Secrets for Cheaper Renewable Energy

Scientists are trying to convert wood into energy as efficiently as this little worm.

Nearly Half the World's Coal Plants Are Losing Money
The analysis concludes the problem will only get worse, costing the public billions unless we replace coal with a better source of ener…
When the Battery Is Woven Into Your T-Shirt

Wearable, rechargeable electronics that’ll outpace the Energizer Bunny and change the world.

The Eternal Quest for Aether, the Cosmic Stuff That Never Was
Aristotle called it the fifth element. Alchemists thought it was the key to the philosopher’s stone. Scientists believed it was the stu…
Chernobyl Has a New Power Plant, But This Time It's Solar

A new 1 megawatt solar plant opens a few hundred feet from the site of a meltdown a few decades ago.

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America's Oldest Nuclear Plant Is Shutting Down

This closure is just one more indicator of the United States' suffering nuclear industry.

Scientists May Have Found What Makes Batteries Degrade Over Time

It could pave the way for a better electric car or home solar power system.

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Offshore Mega-Terminals Are Coming Because Oil Supertankers Are Too Big for Our Ports

Massive tankers and excess oil mean a new infrastructure, but not everyone is excited about the ambitious plans.

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U.S. Wind Turbines Are Getting Less Powerful—and That's a Good Thing

How a lower maximum energy capacity helps turbines perform better.

How Solar Panels in the Sahara Could Make It Rain More

New research has found that large solar and wind installations can affect the local atmosphere and environment.

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9 Ways to Treat Erectile Dysfunction That Aren't Viagra

There's a world of treatments beyond the little blue pill.