Missing Paris Climate Goals Could Cost Trillions

Missing Paris Climate Goals Could Cost Trillions

Researchers at Stanford University have calculated that meeting the targets of the Paris climate agreement could save the world 20 trillion dollars. The benefits of hitting the climate targets are 40 times larger than the costs of achieving those goals, the...
Glib Car Dealers Are a Major Obstacle to EV Adoption

Glib Car Dealers Are a Major Obstacle to EV Adoption

High costs and range anxiety, the worry of a car battery running out of juice, are considered the biggest barriers to people embracing EVs. A new study finds that car dealers are also to blame. The Nature Energy analysis shows that salespeople steer people away from...
Modern Wind Turbines Are No Longer One Size Fits All

Modern Wind Turbines Are No Longer One Size Fits All

When it comes to wind power, bigger is better. But we should also be smarter about using them. A new study finds that modern turbines, which are taller and wider than previous generations, produce more energy, tailoring a turbine’s size to a specific location...
Tourism’s Carbon Footprint is Going from Bad to Worse

Tourism’s Carbon Footprint is Going from Bad to Worse

Planning an international vacation this summer? You might want to rethink your plans for the sake of the planet. A new study finds that tourism now accounts for 8 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. That’s three times higher than previous estimates....