Posts written by Denis Du Bois

About the Author:
http://energypriorities.com

Denis founded Energy Priorities Magazine on Earth Day 2004 and hosts the radio program by the same name distributed by NPR. He has authored hundreds of cleantech articles for a variety of publications, ranging from Sustainable Industries Journal to the New York Times, and he has been interviewed by major news outlets, including FORTUNE and MSNBC. He lives in the Seattle, WA area. Follow him on Twitter: @Cleantech. Contact him here. Disclosure information.

Is the Hydropower-Dependent Northwest Ready for an Extended Version of 2015?

The warm 2014-15 water year is a dress rehearsal for 2050, a University of Washington climate scientist told utilities and conservationists in Seattle. Continue reading

Researchers Take Scientific Exploration to the Brink in “Energy from the Edge”

If you think you understand the latest methods for generating sustainable energy, this episode of “Breakthrough” will be an eye-opener.

COP21’s Architecture Matters More than the Exact Quantities of CO2

We’ve heard ad nauseum that the commitments brought to Paris yesterday won’t stop global warming, but the real goal is more farsighted and complex:

Crowdsourcing Successes Force Utilities to Consider their Role in a Sharing Energy Economy

This is the year of the crowd, says Jeremiah Owyang. Will a kWber emerge to disrupt the energy industry? Continue reading