Bitcoin proponents have long argued that miners moving to the U.S. can help lower the network’s carbon emissions. But a new paper out Friday finds that global shifts in the location of bitcoin miners driven by a crackdown in China last year have actually made bitcoin even dirtier. Thanks in...

Bitcoin proponents have long argued that miners moving to the U.S. can help lower the network’s carbon emissions. But a new paper out Friday finds that global shifts in the location of bitcoin miners driven by a crackdown in China last year have actually made bitcoin even dirtier. Thanks in...

Bitcoin proponents have long argued that miners moving to the U.S. can help lower the network’s carbon emissions. But a new paper out Friday finds that global shifts in the location of bitcoin miners driven by a crackdown in China last year have actually made bitcoin even dirtier. Thanks in...

Bitcoin proponents have long argued that miners moving to the U.S. can help lower the network’s carbon emissions. But a new paper out Friday finds that global shifts in the location of bitcoin miners driven by a crackdown in China last year have actually made bitcoin even dirtier. Thanks in...

It’s been nearly four months since the devastating Texas blackouts. And thanks to a relatively speedy peer review process, we now have an academic accounting of what exactly went wrong—and how to prepare the grid for future extreme weather. Read...

This week’s question—could the world ever run entirely on renewable energy?—is shadowed by a much larger one: Namely, will politicians and powerful forces of delay like Big Oil ever allow the world to run entirely on renewable energy? For the most part, we have put that larger question aside...

Last summer, powerful winds from a derecho took Iowa’s only nuclear power plant out of commission. Because it was already slated for closure just two months later, the facility’s owners decided not to bring it back online, and it’s been sitting idle since last August. But there’s a plan to...

Last summer, powerful winds from a derecho took Iowa’s only nuclear power plant out of commission. Because it was already slated for closure just two months later, the facility’s owners decided not to bring it back online, and it’s been sitting idle since last August. But there’s a plan to...

Last summer, powerful winds from a derecho took Iowa’s only nuclear power plant out of commission. Because it was already slated for closure just two months later, the facility’s owners decided not to bring it back online, and it’s been sitting idle since last August. But there’s a plan to...

The North Face has become the oil industry’s new favorite brand to hate. It all started back in December, when Innovex Downhole Solutions, a company that provides oil and gas well services, placed an order with the North Face for 400 jackets branded with the company’s logo as Christmas presents...

Prior to last month, the last time Democrats controlled both houses of Congress and the White House was the early Obama years. And one of the signature failures of that period was a 2009 bill that would’ve created a national cap and trade program but ultimately never came to a vote in the Senate...