Energy and Climate Change


Renewable Energy Options for Your Business

Renewable Energy Options for Your Business

Renewable energy for business is the future.

Big Tech Companies are Making Climate Change Commitments, but Are They Actually Impactful?

Big Tech Companies are Making Climate Change Commitments, but Are They Actually Impactful?

Many large companies like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft are rethinking their supply chains and carbon footprints after pressure from consumers and employees to address their role in climate change. Here’s what these groups are doing, and experts’ take on their effectiveness.

The Coronavirus is Making it Easier to Talk About Climate Change. Here’s Why.

The Coronavirus is Making it Easier to Talk About Climate Change. Here’s Why.

While news headlines regarding pandemic have all but flooded the media for months, many are noticing the increasingly obvious connections between the virus and the climate crisis. Climate policymaker Rhiana Gunn-Wright helps point out the connections between two of the biggest crises of our day.

Will Businesses Become Greener After COVID?

Will Businesses Become Greener After COVID?

As the pandemic continues, the need for environmentalism shows the overlap between health, sustainability and business. It is up to businesses to adapt, and improve.

Should Your Business Hire an Energy Consultant?

Energy consultants can help you make sustainable, eco-friendly decisions for your company. Here's what you should consider when hiring an energy consultant for your business.

Coronavirus Has Decreased Air Pollution, but Cars Are not the Whole Pollution Picture

Coronavirus Has Decreased Air Pollution, but Cars Are not the Whole Pollution Picture

The pandemic has meant less car pollution, but not much of a decrease in overall pollution. Why? Because car pollution is just one player.

For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.

For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused hardships on many industries—the fossil fuel and clean energy industries alike. However, this is the first time in history that renewable energy use is expected to eclipse coal reliance in the U.S., and its effects on climate change are big.

As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters

As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters

A report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reports that the first quarter of this year has been very promising for the wind energy industry. However, the coronavirus is casting a shadow over the sector.



Emissions Declines Set New Records—and Cause Worry

Emissions Declines Set New Records——and Cause Worry

Research suggests that a nearly eight percent in overall fossil fuel use, driven by the coronavirus pandemic, is both record-setting and worrysome.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home—While Social Distancing

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home—While Social Distancing

Just because you are at home, cooking more and testing your boredom does not mean you should forget about your carbon footprint reduction checklist. Here are the New York Times’ best at-home, eco-friendly steps that are easy.

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality Is

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality Is

The energy sector, in particular, has a unique relationship with the coronavirus, and this pandemic is highlighting the importance of energy equality.

COVID-19 and Climate Change: The Unexpected Pairing

COVID-19 and Climate Change: The Unexpected Pairing

The worldwide pandemic has had some unexpected effects on climate change. The question is: can the world learn from it?

Can Oil Be Renewed? Here’s What Science Says

Can Oil Be Renewed? Here’s What Science Says

Energy experts classify oil as a nonrenewable resource. However, that doesn't mean people can't still abide by eco-friendly practices when using it.

Five Growing NGOs Protecting Our Environment

Five Growing NGOs Protecting Our Environment

Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are taking proactive steps to help protect and heal natural areas, and us with it.

Five Biggest Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S.

Five Biggest Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S.

We take a closer look at the current environmental issues in the U.S., how it may be exacerbating these problems and what the country may do to resolve them.

New Jersey Marks a “Novel” First in Fighting Climate Change

New Jersey Marks a “Novel” First in Fighting Climate Change

Now, builders will be forced to consider climate change, including rising sea levels, in order to win government approval for projects.

The DOE and Bureau of Reclamation Announce the Fish Protection Prize

The DOE and Bureau of Reclamation Announce the Fish Protection Prize

The DOE and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced the Fish Protection Prize to develop sustainable water structures and protect fish species.

Considering Clean Energy? Here Are 3 Renewable Ways to Power Your Home

Considering Clean Energy? Here Are 3 Renewable Ways to Power Your Home

Not every green source of energy will suit your property, but you have several options. Here are three to get your brainstorming started.

Colorado College Becomes Carbon Neutral

Colorado College Becomes Carbon Neutral

CC is the first in the Rocky Mountain Region to achieve this milestone—and it didn’t come without student activism and hard work. Now, other universities are following in suit.

Starbucks Makes an Eco-Initiative to Waste Less Water, Plastic, and Resources in the Next Decade

Starbucks Makes an Eco-Initiative to Waste Less Water, Plastic, and Resources in the Next Decade

One of the world’s biggest caffeine providers is now focused on making its water and carbon footprint a lot greener.