When Covid-19 forced countries into lockdown for the first time, reports abounded of reduced pollution and clear skies as a result of the sharp reduction in economic activity. This visible change in the environment has increased pressure on policymakers around
The Czech Republic has many things to recommend it, but a solid clean energy plan isn't one of them at the moment.
"Semiarid places are now like students who get an A nearly every day,” says Princeton's Dr. Amilcare Porporato. Yet climate change may turn their solar-energy grades to Bs or Cs.
When it comes to residential power usage patterns, the "days of the week cease to have meaning," says economist Steve Cicala.
As assembly of the nuclear fusion site begins, scientists look to the potential for emissions-free power.
No energy source is perfect, but nuclear is the most ethically responsible form of energy generation.