Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free.

You know just from using a laptop that computers give off a lot of excess heat. For data centers containing tens of thousands of...

Britain, Canada ally to boost support for global coal phase-out.

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Britain and Canada will urge nations at U.N. climate talks on Thursday to join them in a global alliance to...

Another Midwest utility dealt a setback on electric vehicle charging stations.

Increasingly, it appears that utilities in the Midwest may have trouble carving out a niche in the development of electric-vehicle charging stations. And that,...

Coffee flour, beer pizza on menu as innovators fight food waste.

About a third of food produced each year is never eaten either because it is spoiled after harvest and during transportation, or thrown away...

Fuel-cell cars finally drive off the lot.

In brief The idea of powering a car with a fuel cell has been around for decades. In principle, these cars, which run on electricity...

Global climate action must be gender equal.

Bonn climate change conference Opinion Women bear the heaviest brunt of global warming, and are less empowered to contribute to solutions. A new action plan agreed...

Solomon Islands churches preach climate action.

"The churches are taking (climate change) on; they are accepting it"By Catherine Wilson HONIARA, Solomon Islands, Nov 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the Solomon...

North Carolina solar bill may help breweries go solar, but not Google.

From Google to breweries to the state’s flagship university, big electricity users with big renewable energy goals in North Carolina face a key dilemma:...

In Minnesota, utilities and regulators plan for the grid of the future.

Minnesota regulators recently heard proposals from Xcel Energy to introduce a sophisticated new electric grid software platform and to build an energy storage system...

Protecting Africa’s drylands key to the continent’s future.

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EU says to beef up climate diplomacy to save Paris agreement

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Coalition colleagues urge Malcolm Turnbull to head off energy crisis.

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A lesson on warming, from an icy river.

By THE EDITORIAL BOARDApril 20, 2017In the wilds of the Canadian Yukon, nature has provided fresh evidence of the destructive power of humans, and a stark warning...

Why big animals can't take a little rain.

Melting from glaciers and permafrost was not kind to the large animals of the last Ice Age. The persistent moisture turned grasslands into peatlands and...